Gary Levin

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The Wisdom of Doug Farrago, M.D. The Kobyashu Maru of Health Care

Physicians are people, too.<br>Dr. Farago is a family doctor, articulate and funny ! He takes a subject which is causing major problems in health care …

Zunum Aero’s electric passenger plane hopes to offer cheaper flights by 2020

Zunum Aero, a company backed by funding from Boeing HorizonX and JetBlue’s tech venture arm, has revealed its plans to create a hybrid electric aircraft designed for regional flights with plans to fly by 2020. The aircraft would have a range of around 700 miles at launch, and the plan is to get …

Healthcare Stole the American Dream - Here’s How We Get it Back | Dave C...

Healthcare Stole the American Dream - Here’s How We Get it Back | TEDx Talk<br>Thanks to Rob Lambert M.D. a pioneer in direct primary care for bringing …

Dissent roils the AMA, the nation's largest doctors group

As usual the media over-reacts to events. Such is the case regarding the AMAs ambivalent attitude toward the Affordable Care Act. The AMA sees health …

Direct Primary Care Conference - Nuts

Physicians are starting new methods of reimbursement, to decrease operating overhead and eliminate much of the bureaucracy involved with billing …

Doctors Work on 'Webside Manner' As Telemedicine Becomes More Popular

"Seeing your doctor" via telemedicine is not quite the same as an office visit. For the phyician it is quite different. The conversion and/or …

Where the Leading Presidential Candidates Stand on Healthcare

Much of the presidential candidates’ discussions of healthcare center on Obamacare, but there are other key issues affecting the health of the …

Digital Health Space

Our recent post, "AI faces challenges, as IBM drops Watson Health Division" reported on the challenge IBM confronted with it's groundbreaking …

Meaningful Use....What the AMA has to say about Meaningful Use

October 1, 2015 is fast approaching. That is the deadline for providers to adopt ICD-10. In addition to that requirement Meaningful Use continues to …

Five Drugs in the Polypill

Technology and the pressure of cost containment and improving patient compliance are resulting in an interest in developing a pill with 3,4, or even …

Second 40% Excise Tax ("Cadillac Tax") Notice Issued for Obamacare

The IRS is coming for you. Part of the Affordable Care Act is to gain tax revenue to offset the increase in uninsured and to support premium …

Medical Trash Recycled for "Green Science"

Used MRI magnets get a second chance at life in high-energy physics experiments<p>Hospital MRI<p>Re-purposed MRI Magnet<p>Argonne high-energy physicist Peter …

HOW I LEARNED TO LOVE MY EHR, OR AT LEAST LIVE WITH (HIM--HER)

Health Care Professionals are not the only ones who live to learn how to love their software "at the office"<p>Developers are not inexpensive. They must …

Dr. Wes

Dr. Wes:<p>'via Blog this'<p>Well, the SGR was finally repealed, even though it had never been used in the past 17 years. For those who have not read the …

United Health Care, Network Squeezes, Henry Ford System, End of California Children Health Insurance Program , Reid will never give up, SGR Fix, 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare

THIS MORNING'S TOP HEALTHCARE NEWS<br>UnitedHealth to buy Catamaran in $12.8 billion deal<br>UnitedHealth Group has agreed to buy Catamaran Corp., a publicly …

Kaiser ordered to pay woman more than $28 million

Founded in 1945, Kaiser Permanente is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit health plans, serving approximately 9.6 million members It serves as …

What's a Hospital Without Beds? Much Better

What's a Hospital Without Beds? Much BetterMar 23, 2015• 4,500Views<br>• 288Likes<br>• 56Comments<br>• Share on LinkedIn<br>• Share on Facebook<br>• Share on Google Plus<br>• Share on …

Precision Medicine

Several weeks ago President Obama declared this the new era of 'Precision Medicine'. In reality precision medicine has existed for decades. Several …

The Democratization of Health Care and The Future of Medicine

There are several medical bloggers I follow faithfully using their RSS feeds. ScienceRoll, written by Berci Mesko M.D. who considers himself an …

8 Grammy Moments You Couldn’t See on TV

After three and a half hours of the Grammy telecast, you may feel like you saw everything that could possible be imagined – even Kanye West …