Direct primary care, whether concierge, or ideal or micro, or contracted by employers and even forward thinking insurers, will most likely explode in size during the next decade.
Healthcare.gov was “experiencing technical difficulties” again yesterday, but the system is up now. Thirty days after it went live, the Federal insurance marketplace, the flagship of Obamacare, is still hopelessly broken
Every definition of patient centered care concludes with the observation that such care must conform to patient values and cultural preferences.
Like young superheroes in blockbuster movies, health IT is blowing things up randomly, while trying to understand how it should apply these newfound powers. But health IT is not a single-minded monolithic being.
Yes, doctors will be using EMRs in larger and larger numbers, but there is zero probability that today’s doctors will ever like using EMRs.
A quick look at what is driving health care costs up reveals that physicians as a group are cheerfully adopting a host of high tech tools that would terrify the average technophobe. So why is health information technology so different?
It’s that time of year again when Meaningful Use conversations heat up because all sorts of deadlines are approaching, and as expected, nobody is ready.
Does the most cost effective method of establishing health information exchanges consist of a nationwide network of big-iron servers and Federal protocols?
So you released a mobile health app, now what? While waiting for your creation to do its thing and fix health care, there are some steps you can take to increase the odds of its success.
Margalit Gur-Arie writes about the growing dissension between the EHR adoption supporters and those critics who dispute the ROI of EHRs and Meaningful Use.
The Department of Defense (DoD) is in the market for an EHR solution… again.
Why are we transforming health care? Why do we feel compelled to act with such urgency and in such broad reformative strokes?
Margalit Gur-Arie provides a compelling look into spinning EHR adoption numbers of office based physicians, hospital, and Meaningful Use reports from the HHS.
EMRs were designed for billing, so let’s unleash that power, instead of trying to convert them into something they cannot be at this point in time.
A comprehensive 10 step roadmap to a blockbuster health IT startup for aspiring HIT entrepreneurs.
Margalit Gur-Arie discusses how experimenting with fast food medicine delivery models could potentially reduce costs while preserving quality of care.
Margalit Gur-Arie, Co-Founder of BizMed provides a brief history of healthcare interoperability
Margalit Gur-Arie describes the EMR design journey towards a patient care oriented EMR for primary care since most EMRs function as a paper electronic chart.
How Do We Know If We Are Spending Too Much on Healthcare? Since healthcare is a huge and complex beast, perhaps the best place to start is primary care.
Bizmed Founder, Margalit Gur-Arie discusses electronic medical record design and the importance of defining our sources of information if patient care is the driving concern.