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In Face of Broken Health Care System, I Choose Happiness

I recently had the honor of speaking about physician burnout at Marshall Family Medicine's annual rural preceptor dinner. It felt rather bizarre to …

How to Engage Millennials: Influencing the Influencers

Millennials are disrupting traditional marketing and economic models. So what is the best way to know how to engage millennials?

A Refresher on A/B Testing

It’s all about data these days. Leaders don’t want to make decisions unless they have evidence. That’s a good thing, of course, and fortunately there are lots of ways to get information without having to rely on one’s instincts. One of the most common methods, particularly in online settings, is …

Getting sense of statistics - by eating them

How do you convey complicated data in a way that’s easier to understand? A group of researchers think the answer may lie in our tastebuds.<p>Have you ever wondered what your credit score might taste like?<p>Numbers reflect interest rates, determine the outcome of presidential elections and dominate …

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How To Use Color To Prove Your Point, From A Data Viz Expert

The importance of color theory is a well-explored topic in art and design. But what about when it comes to information design?<p>When working with large amounts of data, precision is key. The same is true of the art of data visualization: size, shape, shade, hue–the tiniest details of a visualization …

CITI: 10 innovations that will completely change the future of the global economy

We can't become more productive without new technology, strategies, and markets — and huge innovations can create economies all to themselves, according to Elizabeth Curmi, an analyst at Citi Global Perspectives and Solutions.<p>New innovations like the internet of things and electric cars are …

Innovation

Medical Leadership Calls for Humility, Self-Awareness

An organization may have the best doctors, the finest facilities, and the most advanced technology, but without effective leadership – guided by …

Making an Impact on Interoperability through Implementation Experience

As many Buzz Blog readers know, we have made significant progress in the flow of health information, but we still have work to do to ensure different …

CMS finalizes MACRA rule to share more claims data and analysis

In a bid to help providers, employers, and others make “more informed decisions about care delivery and quality improvement,” the Centers for …

Why EHRs need to evolve to meet needs of value-based care

Healthcare has an information problem, and the cure is data analytics. Each year, the U.S. healthcare system produces 1.2 billion clinical care …

Digital Health

CMS proposes expanding diabetes-prevention model

In addition to a slew of changes to Medicare's physician payment policies, the CMS on Thursday proposed expanding a program aimed at helping people …

Hello Healthcare, Hello Tincture, Hello Future – Tincture

We hope you had a restful and recharging July 4th weekend. This week marks the official start of the third quarter of the year; healthcare is …

CVS Health Research Institute Study Shows that Medication Reconciliation Programs Can Reduce Hospital Readmissions | CVS Health

WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study from the CVS Health Research Institute found that medication reconciliation programs, in …

Medical data storage: What health IT can learn from retail

When it comes to medical data storage and utilizing that data, healthcare could take a pointer or two from retail, an analyst says.

Teledermatology Scores Big With Doctors and Patients

July 05, 2016 - Community health centers in eastern and central Massachusetts will soon be using a teledermatology platform designed to improve the …

How To Hold A Productive Meeting In Seven Minutes Or Less

This “daily huddle” formula can boost your team’s energy, identify problems, and keep morale high in lightning time.<p>What’s a “daily huddle”? Simple: It’s a short, approximately seven-minute, all-company meeting designed to raise your group’s energy level and make sure everyone is on the same page. …

The Evolving Data Security Threat Facing Healthcare Organizations

The healthcare industry is, once again, on high alert as cybersecurity threats continue to evolve, the latest involving extortion attempts in which a …

Doctors' Declaration Of Independence

The most common and gratifying word I have heard from doctors since trumpeting the importance of the Quadruple Aim and starting the seed stage venture fund named the Quad Aim Fund is “hope.” It’s been striking how many doctors have said that they had lost hope and hearing the stories of the …

Doctors struggle to provide patients with digital access to data

There’s no doubt many patients would like digital access to their health data. What is in doubt, however, is the best way to get it to them.read more

Technology + People+ Process = Successful PHM

As the healthcare industry transitions toward value-based care, Population Health Management (PHM) initiatives are playing an increasingly important …

How to do patient engagement right: A primer for physicians

It wasn’t so long ago that patients blindly trusted their physicians’ good intentions and silently accepted their prescription for treatment. …

Beyond the Fretboard: The Harmonic Hierarchy of a Scale

Common sources of confusion for less-experienced guitarists are the concepts of chord tones, non-chord tones, passing tones — and the differences …

Want a Brain That's 7 Years Younger? Science Says Do This

The brains of people who do this activity appear years younger than their actual age, a new study shows.<p>If you want to feel younger, there's no substitute for healthy living and hitting the gym (though a flattering haircut and a fun night out can't hurt). But what if you want to <i>think</i> younger?<p>Our …

How Gaming Is Shaping the Future of Work

It’s Friday morning just before 10 AM, and I’m packed in a queuing area with over a thousand fans, all eagerly awaiting the rope drop, and the start of day one of the conference. To my left is a teenager dressed as a leafy sprite complete with vines growing out of her head. To my right is Batman. …

Think Twice Before You Show Your Data On Pie Charts

Data visualization tools give businesses the opportunity to display data using various visually appealing graphics rather than traditional rows of …

The Dark Arts of Attentional Design

We must pay more attention to the opposite of attention deficit disorder (A.D.D.).<p>1. Our “age of distraction” also features excessive focus problems. …

A Good Night’s Sleep? The Truth about Using Marijuana and Alcohol as Sleep Aids

One in three people are said to suffer from occasional insomnia, and anyone who has experienced a more serious form of this sleep disorder will know …

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Economic Dependence Causes Some Spouses to Cheat

Economic dependence may lead a small percentage of men and women to cheat on their spouses, according to a new study by Christin L. Munsch, an …