Advisory Services

23 Jul Day 47: Succinct Health Care – Is there an app for that?

Succinct (sək-sĭngkt') adj. Characterized by clear, precise expression in few words; concise and terse. Marked by or consisting of few words that are carefully chosen The other day I was having a conversation with our Director of Membership Experience Stephen Gaines regarding how ineffective and inadequate...

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12 Feb Personal Health Advisor: The Perfect Care Coordinator

Coordinator (kō-ôr'dn-ā'shən) n. The act of coordinating The state of being coordinated; harmonious adjustment or interaction. I am finishing up some more of my postings related to the Innovators Prescription, but prior to do so I wanted to highlight a key insight mentioned when evaluating the disruptions required...

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15 Jan Launch: Personal Health Advisory Services

Crossover (krôs'ō'vər) n. The adaptation of a musical style, as by blending elements of two or more styles or categories, to appeal to a wider audience. A recording designed to appeal to wide or diverse audience I have been blogging for just over two years at Crossover Health...

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11 Nov Twittering Scott Shreeve, MD: What are you doing?

Tweet (twēt) n. 1. A weak chirping sound, as of a young or small bird. 2. A “Tweet” is an individual message (or “update”) posted from Twitter. Twitter is an interesting application with a very simple premise - your friends and associates are actually interested in knowing...

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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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