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25 Jun Cease and Desist? How about Understand and Resist!

Desist (dĭ-sĭst') v. 1. To cease doing something; forbear. 2. To abandon, break off, discontinue, give up, leave off, quit, relinquish, remit, or stop. I have been following health care consumerism for several years now. Particularly, the "Direct Access" or "Direct To Consumer" laboratory testing market....

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28 May Mamma Mea (Culpa)! Ingenix Goes Open Source

Mea Culpa (mā'ə kŭl'pə) n. 1. An acknowledgment of a personal error or fault 2. A statement of acknowledgment expressing regret or asking pardon I have long been a big fan of Ingenix and their mission of using information analytics to help create value. They are an...

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15 May Going off the Grid – The Rise of "Direct Practice" Medicine

Grid (grĭd) n. Something resembling a framework of crisscrossed parallel bars, as in rigidity or organization An interconnected system for the distribution of electricity or electromagnetic signals over a wide area, especially a network of high-tension cables and power stations. The interconnected system employed by the Medico-Industrial...

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23 Apr Millenial Patients: Care Delivery for the Next Generation of Patients

Generation (jĕn'ə-rā'shən) n. A group of individuals born and living about the same time. A group of generally contemporaneous individuals regarded as having common cultural or social characteristics and attitudes. A stage or period of sequential technological development and innovation. * This is a reposting of the article I...

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