Monthly Archives: July 2011

Best Practices Forum – Saturday Liveblogging

The final day of Best Practices Forum starts at 9 AM with Employee Wellness Programs: Encouraging Healthy Behaviors, Promoting Healthier Workplaces and Improving Productivity Dan Cave, President and CEO, Nurtur   You can follow the Twitter feed of updates using the … Continue reading

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Best Practices Forum – Accountable Care Organizations

Best Practices Forum, Friday – Liveblogging:  Best Practices Forum This afternoon: Accountable Care Organizations, A Model for Transformation? Perspective from Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center and AtlantiCare Richard Bettini, President and CEO, Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center; Katherine Schneider, MD, … Continue reading

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Best Practices Forum, Friday – Liveblogging

Best Practices Forum, Friday – Liveblogging:  Best Practices Forum Starting things off this morning: Improving Health Care Systems with Improvement Science and the Art and Science of Coaching Marjorie Godfrey, MS, RN, Co-Director, The Clinical Microsystem Resource Group, Instructor, The … Continue reading

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Best Practices Forum – The Best Preparation for Worst Case Scenarios: Handling RIF (Reduction In Force) with Grace and Elegance

Best Practices Forum – Liveblogging:  Best Practices Forum Up next, The Best Preparation for Worst Case Scenarios: Handling RIF (Reduction In Force) with Grace and Elegance with Lisa Savage, Director of Human Resources of the Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic and … Continue reading

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Best Practices Forum – How MedHelp Has Pioneered Mobile Healthcare

Best Practices Forum – Liveblogging:  Best Practices Forum Up next, John de Souza, President and CEO, MedHelp on The Evolution of Online Medical Forums and Personal Health Records – How MedHelp Has Pioneered Mobile Healthcare Follow the tweets from the conference … Continue reading

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Best Practices Forum – Thursday

Best Practices Forum – Liveblogging:  Best Practices Forum Update: 9:22 Follow the tweets from the conference on the #chcbpf hashtag or on the CoverItLive link: Best Practices Forum on CoverItLive Up first, is Lee Aase from the Mayo Clinic Center … Continue reading

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Community Health Center, Inc. Hosts the 18th Best Practices Forum

Community Health Center, Inc. is thrilled to host the 18th Best Practices Forum and engage in conversations around the issues affecting and changing health care.  The Best Practices Forum brings together leaders from the most forward thinking community health center … Continue reading

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Community Health Centers in China

On Thursday afternoons, I often participate in a discussion on Twitter about community health centers.  It is a ‘TweetChat’ that uses the hashtag, ‘#chcchat’.  Most of the participants are from the United States or from Canada.  However, we’ve also had … Continue reading

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Dr. Jay Parkinson, co-founder of Hello Health and The Future Well.

Conversations on Health Care focuses this week on breaking the mold in healthcare delivery design. Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Jay Parkinson, co-founder of the online healthcare service Hello Health and the innovation firm, The Future Well. … Continue reading

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To fast or not to fast? How to manage diabetes during Ramadan

Recently, a bunch of us got into a discussion of how patients with diabetes should approach fasting during Ramadan. Dr. Stefanie Nigro who is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of CT School of Pharmacy wrote the following blog … Continue reading

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