• Report card highlights deficits in children’s physical activity

    Remember when P.E. was the ‘easy A’ in school? Evidently that’s no longer true.

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  • Report card highlights deficits in children’s physical activity

    Remember when P.E. was the ‘easy A’ in school? Evidently that’s no longer true.

  • The medical record is as much a part of a patient’s identity as their bank account. It is trusted to the medical system much like one trusts one’s bank account to the banking system. While protected in the hands of the providers under law, many others can obtain it with patient permission and for business purposes. But what is new is how valuable it is under the Accountable Care Act for many reasons, some having little to do with improving patient care and more to do with doing business.

  • An early analysis of the federal health exchange

    After a very rough start, the federal health exchange managed a healthy rebound before the March 31 general signup deadline. Similarly, state exchanges have hit some glitches but are also now up and running.

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  • Report card highlights deficits in children’s physical activity

    Remember when P.E. was the ‘easy A’ in school? Evidently that’s no longer true.

  • The medical record is as much a part of a patient’s identity as their bank account. It is trusted to the medical system much like one trusts one’s bank account to the banking system. While protected in the hands of the providers under law, many others can obtain it with patient permission and for business purposes. But what is new is how valuable it is under the Accountable Care Act for many reasons, some having little to do with improving patient care and more to do with doing business.

  • An early analysis of the federal health exchange

    After a very rough start, the federal health exchange managed a healthy rebound before the March 31 general signup deadline. Similarly, state exchanges have hit some glitches but are also now up and running.

  • Body Counts: A Memoir of Politics, Sex, AIDS, and Survival

    by Sean Strub; c.2014, Scribner; $30.00 / $34.99 Canada, 420 pages
     

    In the early 1980s, when AIDS was barely understood, Sean Strub decided something: he’s gay and had engaged in risky behavior, but he didn’t want to be tested. In his book Body Counts, he writes about HIV, House and Senate, and how they set the course of his life.

  • Clinch River Adventures

    During a time when most of us are looking for a true way to UNPLUG, getting back to simpler things is becoming more popular than ever.

  • Mountain States’ Black Lung Program provides relief for victims of the disease

    Coalworker's pneumoconiosis, commonly known as black lung, is a devastating disease caused by prolonged exposure to coal dust.

  • Part III: Statistical Sampling and Extrapolation = Million Dollar Debts

    This article is the third installment in a series which explores the top ten health law issues and their potential financial consequences on a provider’s practice.

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