Health law is an evolving practice, which requires up-to-date knowledge of substantive developments related to healthcare delivery, the role of local hospitals, cost containment, access to experimental...
How will changes in the Health Care Delivery System and Cost Containment impact your practice, your clients, and your healthcare access?
Come join us to hear from Karen Tseng, Head of the Health...
Please join the Health Law Section for our 2nd Annual Central MA Health Care Symposium at the University of Massachusetts Medical School on Thurs., April 16, 2015 from 8:30-12:00. You will engage...
Tucked into the FDA innovations of the 21st Century Cures Act recently passed by the House of Representatives and sent over to the Senate is a subtitle on interoperability. (Link goes to bill summary and status page. See Title II – Delivery, Subtitle A – Interoperability, pp. 244-298 of the PDF of the bill as sent from the House to the Senate. H.R. 6, 21st Century Cures Act .) Your faithful HealthBlawger will highlight some interesting points; it is worth reading the whole subtitle....
I recently hosted a Google Hangout on Air entitled Patient Reviews of Physicians: The Wisdom of the Crowd? (presented by The Harlow Group LLC in association with The Society for Participatory Medicine ).
I spoke with Niam Yaraghi (Center for Technology Innovation, The Brookings Institution) and Casey Quinlan (Mighty Casey Media) following their interesting back-and-forth online on the question of whether and how patient reviews of physicians can add value. Please take a look...
It will be interesting to see if Partners can reduce medical errors and produce efficiencies as hoped through its new EHR system all while managing to maintain the privacy of the underlying health records.
I spoke with Farzad Mostashari six months back about the proposed revisions to the ACO / MSSP regs. The final regs are out now -- See the presser and the full ACO / MSSP reg .
The Accountable Care Organization regulations
were first promulgated under authority of the ACA's Medicare Shared
Savings Program in 2011. Three years later, the regs are in the shop for
a tune-up. Farzad Mostashari MD was one of the authors of the Brookings...
recently had the pleasure of speaking with Janet Kennedy of Get Social
Health about health care uses of social media, with a focus on HIPAA and
other privacy concerns and other legal issues that may apply to uses of
social media by health care organizations for marketing purposes and
Check out her post, and her entire podcast: David Harlow IS @Healthblawg . Stick around and listen to some of the other interviews she has conducted, too.