Accountable Care Organization Regulations – The ACO is a Camel, Not a Unicorn

The final Accountable Care Organization regulations are out, the initial flurry of commentary is out (including my own ACO webinar with simultaneous #ACOchat tweetchat - available for replay; slides here : "ACOs, Bundled Payments and the Future of Health Care"), and we can now all catch our collective breath and contemplate the draft vs. final ACO […]

David Harlow presents two webinars this week: one on health care social media, the other on accountable care organizations

I am presenting two webinars this week, one on health care social media and the other on accountable care organizations, or ACOs. Details: Health Care Social Media: An Introduction to Engaging Intelligently and Legally (Title links to registration information) Webinar: Tuesday, October 25, 2011  Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET Health care organizations, professionals […]

Health Care Social Media Summit – Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media – Wrapup

I'm back from my pilgrimage to Rochester, MN for the Third Annual Health Care Social Media Summit at the Mayo Clinic, presented by Ragan Communications.  I had a great time, and want to share the experience with you.  So please take a look at the archived #mayoragan tweets, my presentation on health care social media and the […]

Ladies and gentlemen, the final Accountable Care Organization regulations!

Today, CMS released the final ACO regs, after many months and after reviewing something north of 1300 comments filed.  For now, I wanted to share the CMS presser and links.  Analysis and discussion to follow….  For background, the draft regs, and commentary on ACOs over the past few months, please see all HealthBlawg posts on […]

David Harlow speaks at Third Annual Health Care Social Media Summit

I am speaking today on legal and regulatory issues related to health care social media at the Mayo Clinic Health Care Social Media Summit.  I look forward to keeping in touch with folks I've had the opportunity to meet in real life this week at Mayo.  For my take on the rest of the conference, […]

Health Care Social Media Summit at Mayo Clinic

The Third Annual Social Media Summit takes place this week at the Mayo Clinic. There's a pre-conference on Monday, summit sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday, and other events rounding out the week. Follow the tweets right here from Monday through Wednesday. I'll be speaking, as a member of the external Advisory Board of the Mayo Clinic Center […]