“Home Alone” for the Holidays
Dec19

“Home Alone” for the Holidays

’Tis the season of holiday movies playing day and night on numerous channels. In “Home Alone,” a young Kevin McCallister defends his home from two burglars on Christmas Eve with a series of booby traps that land the thieves with a myriad of unexpected injuries.

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Editorial: HHS Secretary Enumerates Achievements of Affordable Care

In a recent editorial, US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell gave a broad overview of the achievements of the Affordable Care Act, touching on everything from health insurance exchange to accountable care organizations and health IT.

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Telehealth Bill Modeled After State Program Passes Both Houses of Congress

In the last half of 2016 at least, healthcare legislation with a technology focus has been an unlikely but welcome area of bipartisan agreement.

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Patient Advocates Discuss Harnessing the Untapped Health Data Horde

With the proliferation of biomedical research “megaprojects,” we are collecting massive amounts of data that present a challenge to the scientists who seek to make sense of and harness that data.

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Patient Engagement, Patient Portals, and Information Governance
Dec15

Patient Engagement, Patient Portals, and Information Governance

Involving patients in the management of their health (patient engagement) encourages greater patient participation in care.

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