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Guest Blog: A Simple Guide to a Complicated Health Care System

This article was written by Jodi Smith of HealthInsuranceQuotes.org, an online resource for those seeking the best health insurance quotes. HMO, PPO, POS… Huh? If you look at these commonly used acronyms and are completely clueless as to what they … Continue reading

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Should Paul Levy be More Transparent?

As many of you already know, health care transparency evangelist Paul Levy, CEO of BIDMC in Boston, is having a bit of of trouble with his professional life apparently colliding with his personal life. Details are unknown, but include an inappropriate relationship with a subordinate. Mr Levy apologised to his staff via e-mail for his lapse in judgement, and little else is known. Continue reading

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I Bet They Ain’t Moving to Canada

ATLANTA, Georgia, March 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new poll reveals that President Barack Obama’s health care reform may push as many as a third of the nation’s practicing doctors into shuttering their offices and getting out of the medical … Continue reading

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Field Trips are Fun! Random Op-Ed is Fun Too!

I received a link this morning to a cutesy video wherein Doctor Marshall advocates for Congress to come visit a hospital on a field trip and truly learn what’s broken in health care. Obviously, a day late for me, but … Continue reading

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Good Driver Discount

Seems to me the health insurance companies go on and on about how it should be more like auto insurance, everyone needs to be in the pool. I’m in favour, generally, although I wish it were a single-payer pool, but … Continue reading

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$1300 Nose Bleed

I received the following E-mail this morning on another blog: “Where is Wyoming on your list. It is a state in the USA. Our localhospital, Wyoming Medical Center here in Casper Wyoming, is so greedyabout their charges and will not … Continue reading

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Netflix Winner Announced

Health transparency wise we have three great new projects each due to go live in the next 60 days or so, hence the lack of posts, just too much going on. However, I do like to talk about technology that … Continue reading

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Worldwide Flandemic

Once in a while, I post a funny. This is one of those times. For those of you who clicked through, here’s a bonus extra.

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Why I’m Not Camping

Ahh, my poor blog languishes. As I have nothing interesting to say here’s a list of what I’m working on, which may explain why my blog is so sparse these days. Pay for Performance: Physicians are eligible for many programs … Continue reading

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