Category Archives: Healthcare Reform

“Just what do you think you’re doing, Dave?”

For those of you not quite old enough to remember it (or who aren’t movie buffs), that was a quote from HAL the robot in 2001 Space Odyssey. HAL is a robotic/computer system that communicates with the crew, expressing emotions … Continue reading

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The Shaman will see you now….

Each day I receive a compilation email from the NY Times that lists all the articles about healthcare and medicine that are included in that day’s edition.  I know, pretty lazy, but at least it enables me to stay up-to-date … Continue reading

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Government as an Engine for Innovation

I’ve been thinking a great deal about the newly formed Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. (CMI). This entity was established as a result of the Affordable Care Act (the new healthcare reform legislation) and its purpose is to “research, develop, … Continue reading

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Antidote to the Baconator: Apps for Healthy Kids

A quick antidote to the Baconator post:  Tim Marklein at Weber Shandwick sent me an article about a cool competition now underway in which GE, the USDA and Michelle Obama have created a challenge to motivate American entrepreneurs, software developers, … Continue reading

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Baconator? Make Mine a Triple!

So I was sitting here on the couch watching Tim Lincecum, Cy Young-award winning pitcher, throw a full game shut out against the NY Mets (Go Giants!) and along comes a Wendy’s commercial for (dramatic pause)….The Baconator.  I was so … Continue reading

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