Category Archive for: ‘Blog’

Are our CCOs addressing patients social needs as this article suggests?

The Commonwealth Fund makes a case in this report for addressing patients social needs. Our CCOs are intended to do this, are they?

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Interesting infographic on uninsured eligible for assistance by state under ACA

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation shares an interesting info-graphic on the numbers of uninsured eligible for assistance under the ACA by state.  

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New Data: Who are the newly insured?

New data and thoughtful analysis in this article on who the newly insured are from Urban Institute Health Policy Center.

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OpenNotes as a new medicine on Diane Rehm show

Listen to a great interview -National OpenNotes leaders, including Dr. Michael McNamara from KaiserPermanente Northwest were on the Diane Rehm NPR radio show today. Dr. Tom Delbanco, a founder of the OpenNotes movement talks about OpenNotes being a new kind of medicine.

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How Being Poor Makes You Sick article in The Atlantic

Excellent article on social determinants of health and what some cities are doing to address them in yesterday’s The Atlantic “How Being Poor Makes You Sick”.

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