HealthBlawg nominated to LexisNexis Top 50 Blogs in their Insurance Law Community

Thanks, LexisNexis, for this honor.  Everybody else, head over to the Top 50 Blogs post, register, and post a comment endorsing HealthBlawg.  While you're there, check out the other nominees, including the blogs of fellow Health Wonks Hank Stern and Joe Paduda. David HarlowThe Harlow Group LLCHealth Care Law and Consulting

Healthymagination VP Mike Barber speaks with David Harlow about GE's investment in health care and health care improvement

What if you could improve health care across the three intransigent parameters of cost, access and quality by 15%?  That's the challenge GE has set out for itself in the form of its current five-year Healthymagination campaign, and it's investing $6 billion in the effort.  I caught up with GE's VP for Healthymagination, Mike Barber, […]

Final EHR certification rule announced by ONC

A surgeon can’t operate without the proper equipment. A clinician can’t achieve meaningful use of electronic health records without an EHR that is designed to improve patient care and practice efficiency. — David Blumenthal Today, David Blumenthal, Steve Posnack and Carol Bean of the ONC announced the publication of the final (albeit temporary) EHR certification […]

Spring into Summer

My apologies to regular readers of HealthBlawg for sporadic posting as of late.  Things should pick up this week with an edition of Blawg Review and a podcast interview at the very least.  If you aren't already following me on Twitter, then I heartily recommend you give it a try; when I don't blog, at […]