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News and stories from the health information world.

The next new healthcare plan

Between the Democratic sit-in on the floor of the House and England’s EU Brexit vote, it was easy to miss the Republicans rolling out their healthcare plan last week. So in case you missed it, we’ve put together a synopsis. … Continue reading

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Does your email fit your reader?

I need to start this blog by admitting that I don’t like to write.  It is not one of those things that comes easily, and I spend a lot of time rereading or thinking of how to start what I … Continue reading

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American economy focuses on patching up people

In case you missed it, buried amid last week’s depressing employment figures was some major news in healthcare: for the first time in U.S. history, manufacturing isn’t the king – healthcare is. Manufacturing, which has been the biggest industry since … Continue reading

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No surprise – Healthcare costs climb

Bad news that comes as no surprise is still bad news. The annual Milliman Medical Index report came out last week with numbers on the rising cost of healthcare, and the results are depressing, if not exactly shocking. In 2015, … Continue reading

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Middle-aged drug deals: the search for antibiotics

Over the last few years, as I’ve approached 40, I’ve noticed a lot of “middle-aged drug dealing” in my extended social circle. I started paying attention after an acquaintance posted on Facebook, asking if anyone had any old antibiotics in … Continue reading

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