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Steve Case’s Healthcare “Revolution”

He’s been developing it on the kinda-sorta QT for a couple of years now….. Steve Case, formerly of AOL and looking for something to do with his millions has decided to join the foray into healthcare, but with a new twist. He’s taking it to the public sector to create profit centers based on advertising […]

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Posted in: Health /Medical Consumerism, Health Insurance, Hospitals, Medical Records, Patient Advocacy, Patient Empowerment, Patient Tools, Pharmaceutical Drugs, Politics and Medicine, Self Help

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Steve Case’s Healthcare “Revolution”

He’s been developing it on the kinda-sorta QT for a couple of years now….. Steve Case, formerly of AOL and looking for something to do with his millions has decided to join the foray into healthcare, but with a new twist. He’s taking it to the public sector to create profit centers based on advertising […]

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Posted in: Health /Medical Consumerism, Health Insurance, Hospitals, Medical Records, Patient Advocacy, Patient Empowerment, Patient Tools, Pharmaceutical Drugs, Politics and Medicine, Self Help

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The Gray or Plaid Approach to Health Care

All or nothing, black or white — I just don’t get it. In the past few days I’ve had this conversation a few times, so now I’ll share it with you. My friend and neighbor (I’ll call him Ted) suffers from a very slow-growing brain tumor. He asked me to watch a DVD with him […]

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Posted in: Health /Medical Consumerism, Health Insurance, Healthcare Quality, Medical and Research Studies, Patient Advocacy, Patient Empowerment, Patient Tools, Politics and Medicine

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Whistle Blowers: Safe in Colorado

I wish I had a nickel for every nurse, therapist or other hospital or healthcare worker who wanted to tell me — on the QT — stories that would make your toes curl. I’m a magnet for those stories; as if sharing them with me takes a load off their minds. I think they think […]

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Posted in: Doctor Communication, Health /Medical Consumerism, Healthcare Quality, Hospitals, Medical Errors / Mistakes / Misdiagnosis, Patient Advocacy, Patient Empowerment, Patient Safety, Patient Tools, Politics and Medicine

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Presidential Fundraising Will Affect Your Healthcare

… maybe for the better? Or probably not. OK — so this is the second time in a week I’ve disclaimed my interest in politics. Please bear with me here. Food for thought mostly, but only one good answer. Announcements are out this week on the bazillions of dollars being raised by the 2008 presidential […]

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