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 2.0 Fall 2011

I attended Health 2.0 in San Francisco this week, and participated in the new Health Law 2.0 pre-conference, moderating a lively panel discussion about reviews posted on listings and ratings websites, featuring attorneys and an entrepreneur. Please take a look at the posts I've written about the conference, here at HealthBlawg, and on HealthWorks Collective: […]

Healthcare Associated Infections: What is the Message, and What Can We Do About Them?

  The good people at GE and JESS3 have come up with an HAI infographic.  It's pretty, and it conveys the horrible information that many of us already know — healthcare associated infections kill about 100,000 people a year, and add $35 billion a year to our collective health care bill (here in the US […]

Regina Herzlinger speaks with David Harlow about health care reform and other health care innovations

I spoke with Harvard Business School professor Regina Herzlinger this week about health reform – the good, the bad and the ugly – touching on ACOs and demonstration projects under the Affordable Care Act; innovations coming down the pike in the private sector either because of the law or because of market forces; social media […]

Connected Health Symposium 2010

I attended the Connected Health Symposium last week in Boston. I enjoyed many of the sessions (sometimes wished I could have attended two simultaneously, though the livetweeting helped on that front), and as usual enjoyed the hallway and exhibit floor conversations too.  As is often the case at conferences these days, I had the opportunity […]

mHealth, markets and cold, hard cash

Last month, PricewaterhouseCoopers issued a report, Healthcare Unwired, examining the market for mobile health monitoring devices, reminder services, etc. among both health care providers and the general public.  One of the big take-away points seems to be that 40% of the general public would be willing to pay for mobile health, or mHealth, devices or […]