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Richard Rockefeller, MD - healthcare visionary

A Farewell to Richard Rockefeller, e-Health Visionary

June 16, 2014

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Health care professionals, Millenson, Physician leadership:

In his tribute to the late Richard Rockefeller, MD, Michael Millenson paints a picture of an advocate, a visionary, and a fine human being. The world is diminished by his loss.

Michael Millenson, President of Health Quality Advisors

The Long Wait for Medical Excellence

October 14, 2013

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Medical Error, Millenson, Patient experience, Technology in healthcare:

Paradigm shifts are traumatic, and only recently has intense financial pressure made greater clinical accountability seem less painful than retaining the tradition of untrammeled autonomy.

Doctors, Plumber Envy and a 1969 Ode to Obamacare

Doctors, Plumber Envy and a 1969 Ode to Obamacare

August 27, 2013

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By Michael Millenson First Posted at Forbes on 8/17/2013 If you wanted to know what doctors thought about money and medical practice, including plumber envy,… Read More ›

How a Real Writer Dies

How a Real Writer Dies

April 30, 2013

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Death and Dying, Millenson, Oncology, Psychiatry:

By Michael Millenson First Posted at The Health Care Blog on 4/10/2013 True to his proudly claimed Chicago newspaperman roots, famed movie critic Roger Ebert remained a… Read More ›

Can Downton Abbey “Health Plan” Replace Obamacare?

Can Downton Abbey “Health Plan” Replace Obamacare?

April 28, 2013

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Health care & health policy, Millenson, Payment, People in healthcare:

By Michael Millenson First Posted at Forbes on 1/15/2013 In a recently aired episode of Downton Abbey, Lady Grantham showed that at least some of the… Read More ›

Why Medicare Cuts Will Quietly Kill Seniors

Why Medicare Cuts Will Quietly Kill Seniors

April 27, 2013

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Death and Dying, Health care & health policy, Health care professionals, Medical Ethics, Millenson, Oncology, Patient Safety, Payment, People in healthcare, POLICY:

By Michael Millenson First Posted at The Health Care Blog on 4/8/2013 The recent news that thousands of seniors with cancer are being denied treatment with expensive… Read More ›

Who Are These Guys? Why the PCORI Picks Matter a Lot More Than You Probably Realize.

Who Are These Guys? Why the PCORI Picks Matter a Lot More Than You Probably Realize.

April 6, 2013

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By Michael Millenson First Posted at The Health Care Blog on 4/5/2013 The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has just appointed four new advisory panels that will help… Read More ›

Money and Power Embrace Patient Engagement

Money and Power Embrace Patient Engagement

April 5, 2013

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Change Management, Health care & health policy, Health care professionals, Millenson, Payment, People in healthcare, POLICY:

By Michael Millenson First Posted at Forbes on 2/18/2013 The February issue of Health Affairs proclaims, “New Era of Patient Engagement,” but what signals changing times as much… Read More ›

Person-Centered HealthCare: Not In My Name: Real Patient-Centeredness Means Sharing Power

Person-Centered HealthCare: Not In My Name: Real Patient-Centeredness Means Sharing Power

March 17, 2013

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Change Management, Health care & health policy, Health care professionals, Medical Ethics, Medicine: wellness & disease, Millenson, Patient Safety, Payment, POLICY:

By Michael Millenson First Posted at HealthWorks Collective on 3/15/2013 Editor’s note: For more on engaging patients to be active participants in their own care, see… Read More ›

The Health IT Scandal the NY Times Didn’t Cover

The Health IT Scandal the NY Times Didn’t Cover

March 3, 2013

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Health care & health policy, Health care professionals, Innovation/innovative companies, Medical Ethics, Medicine: wellness & disease, Millenson, Technology in healthcare:

by Michael Millenson First posted on Health Beat by Maggie Mahar on 3/2/2013 As health information technology honchos gather for the annual HIMSS trade show and schmoozefest, it’s a safe… Read More ›