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The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

January 26th, 2016 | No comments

  The ongoing saga…   The Great – Despite all of the seeming doom and gloom, for all of 2015, the nation added 2.65 million jobs, capping a two-year, back-to-back gain that was the best since the late 1990s. The year ended with a strong sprint by adding 292,000 people to the employed pool.    The Good […]

The Weekly Whisk

January 26th, 2016 | No comments

  Musings from a foodie… My usual custom is to try and find the very best restaurants, get a booking and settle in with pen in hand so that I can provide my readers with some salient points on my recommendations for a particular place.  For the last two weeks, I was “on vacation” in […]

Random Thoughts And Considerations

January 26th, 2016 | No comments

Ideas and thoughts outside the focus of healthcare delivery but related to health … I’m just returning from vacation – not in the traditional sense but in the sense of what vacations have become in recent years.  Once upon a time, they were a period set aside for refreshment and regathering of the spirit.  What […]

Consulo Indicium

January 26th, 2016 | No comments

Information for your Consideration…   The Healthcare Non-News News: Obama Vetoes ObamaCare Repeal – In keeping with their promise, the Republican House and Senate passed legislation repealing ObamaCare and defunding Planned Parenthood.  The legislation was then sent to the President who promptly vetoed it.  This is our USA Constitution at work.  It would be helpful; however, to have Congress […]

Quote(s) of the Week

January 26th, 2016 | No comments

Quote(s) Of The Week Thoughts we should listen to…   “We are deadly serious about interoperability…And, technology companies that look for ways to practice ‘data blocking’ in opposition to new regulations will find that it won’t be tolerated.” Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator – Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in comments on how Medicare will […]

Quote(s) Of The Week

January 7th, 2016 | No comments

“What can we do to try and prevent it?  What can we do to treat it?   What would it take to invest in and find a cure?  …I want to spend $2 billion dollars on treating and preventing Alzheimer’s disease.”  Hillary Clinton, Former USA Secretary of State, Senator (D-NY) and candidate for President of the […]

Consulo Indicium

January 7th, 2016 | No comments

Information for your Consideration… Meaningful Use Or Meaningful Abuse? – At home, I’m frequently reminded – by my clinically active physician spouse – that some of the decisions by the Office of the National Coordinator have resulted in “meaningful abuse” rather than “meaningful use” of electronic health record systems.  I recently took note of a […]