Electronic Health Records Written: May 2014 Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are part of the healthcare solution set, but also are part of the problem. For consumers, two key problems with EHRs are access and understanding. Providers of EHRs have not …

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Written: March 10, 2017Edited and Republished: October 23, 2021 The following article was published in LinkedIn four and a half years ago. Except for price transparency, which has not yet been fully complied with, not much has happened. Americans are …

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Last week, the new Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary, Alex Azar, said, “Change is possible, change is necessary, and change is coming.” I hope so. Change is desperately needed. It remains to be seen if the federal government can …

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The State of the Union topics about tax reform, jobs, immigration, and infrastructure are all important, but what about healthcare? Healthcare represents nearly 20% of our economy, people are going bankrupt or dying because of the cost of drugs, basic …

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I started smoking experimentally when I was 16, and then more while in college. When I graduated in 1967, a much older, but close family friend, told me he was diagnosed with emphysema. His doctor said if he didn’t stop …

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