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Phil Lebherz, CEO of PointCare asks “Uninsured? or Uninformed?”

Posted on March 12, 2013 by in Health Insurance, News

Phil Lebherz, CEO of PointCare

I got to spend some time chatting with Phil Lebherz, CEO and Ankeny Minoux, COO of PointCare while at HIMSS. If you don’t know about PointCare, you really should. The full interview with Phil and Ankeny is embedded above for your viewing pleasure. Now for the context, the genesis of PointCare was based on Phil’s […]

Pierce Graham-Jones Talks Blue Button Plus

Posted on March 11, 2013 by in Apps, Medicine, News

Pierce Graham-Jone, West Health Innovator in Residence, HHS

Pierce Graham-Jones is the West Health Innovator in Residence at the US Department of Health and Human Services. He is also a newly chosen for Forbes annual list of “30 Under 30″ in the category “Science and Healthcare.  According to Forbes, “the young disruptors, innovators and entrepreneurs on their annual listing of the 30 under […]

Happtique CEO Ben Chodor on “Taming the Wild West of Healthcare Apps”

Posted on March 11, 2013 by in Apps, Health IT, News, Patient Empowerment

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Health 2.0 luminary Matt Holt interviews Happtique CEO Ben Chodor for HIBC.tv at HIMSS 13 in New Orleans (March 7th, 2013).  Ben explains how Happtique curated and categorized almost 20,000 healthcare apps to a quite granular level (e.g., cardiac stent apps, glucose monitoring apps).  And he discusses Happtique’s new app certification process.  The hope is, […]

HIMSS’ Chats with Aetna’s Physician Leaders

Posted on March 10, 2013 by in ACOs, Health Insurance, Health IT, News, Patient Empowerment

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I had a chance to talk with three of Aetna’s physician leaders at HiMSS 13, Dr. Chuck Saunders, CEO, Emerging Businesses, Dr. Charles Kennedy, CEO, Accountable Care Solutions, and Dr. Wayne Guerra, Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of iTriage. There’s lot’s of exciting stuff going on in Aetna-land that you will want to learn about. […]

Some of the Best of the HIMSS13 HIBC.tv Interviews (So Far Anyway….)

Posted on March 7, 2013 by in Medicine, News, Patient Empowerment

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As host of TDWI, I am a founding member of the new HIBC.tv consortium together with Nate DiNiro of OpenAffairsTV  and Gregg Masters of XanateMedia.  Alex Fair and myself are also helping out by crowdfunding the effort on our respectives sites:  HealthTechHatch and Medstartr.  We are doing our inaugural programming at HIMSS’13 in beautiful New Orleans. Here are some of the interesting […]

The Health IT Scandal the NY Times Didn’t Cover

Posted on March 5, 2013 by in Health IT

Michael Millenson, President of Health Quality Advisors

by Michael Millenson  First posted on Health Beat by Maggie Mahar on 3/2/2013 Michael Millenson, President of Health Quality Advisors As health information technology honchos gather for the annual HIMSS trade show and schmoozefest, it’s a safe bet the industry “scandal” the New York Times placed on page one recently will breed more bored yawns than buzz. The real scandal in health IT involves the […]

HIBCtv Co-founder Tapped to Moderate TEDMED Challenge ‘Shaping the Future of Personalized Medicine’

Posted on February 24, 2013 by in News

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By Pat Salber, MD Just recently we learned that our very own Gregg Masters aka @2healthguru was invited by TEDMED to moderate their upcoming live chat on the future of personalized medicine. On Thursday, March 14th 2013 from 1-2 pm Eastern Time TEMED is hosting an informal, moderated discussion with multi-disciplinary thought leaders who will share their views […]

ZocDoc Publishes a New Primer on Social Media Marketing for Healthcare Providers

Posted on February 23, 2013 by in News

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by Patricia Salber, MD First posted on The Doctor Weighs In on 2/22/2012 It is no longer a question of whether docs and other healthcare providers need to develop an online marketing strategy, rather the questions are: how soon? and for how much?  ZocDoc, the online doctor-finder, has recently published a white paper on the topic, “Marketing […]

Crowdfunding Health Innovation TV

Posted on February 19, 2013 by in Crowdfunding

by Pat Salber Health Innovation Broadcast Consortium TV (HIBC.tv) may well be the first and only network of independent health media types (journalists, bloggers, and social media mavens) that is being supported, in part, via crowdfunding.  Now, this is democratization at so many levels…love it!  And, if you love it too, please click on over […]