What’s bugging you? It may be your gut.

By Dov Michaeli No, I am not talking about the metaphorical bugs the bug us. I am talking about the real ones, of the bacterial...
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Why Aren’t The Uninsured Protesting In The Streets Like The Egyptians?

Maybe the uninsured could learn something from Egyptians and the Arab street. At a time when landmark health reform granting most of the uninsured...
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What’s in a” Minute”? It Depends…

Even though we think about time in minutes, it turns out the universal temporal window for many functions is about 3 seconds.
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Will Accountable Care Organizations Become HMOs in Drag?

Will ACOs (and the organizations that help them develop and grow) just move a laundry list of health plan functions out of the plan and into a new organization? Or will they instead develop into a more effective way to deliver better value?

The Almost Perfect Out-Patient Experience

What does it take to have an almost perfect outpatient visit? Appointment when you want, good EHR, excellent PCP, timely follow-up and all needs met.

“Fighting Spirit”: Does it Make a Difference?

Today’s NYT carries an interesting op-ed titled “ A Fighting Spirit Won’t Save Your Life” by Richard Sloan a professor of behavioral medicine at...