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Not missing the “M”

Cryptic headline, eh? Maybe it grabbed your attention. True, it doesn’t reveal much about what’s on my mind lately… Glad you asked…. While I am not about to divulge details or to impugn anyone’s motives or intent, let’s just say that

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Beware of the land sharks

I read a news item on the Healthcare IT News web site today. It actually dates from well over a week ago, but noteworthy nonetheless. It concerns a speech given by Surgeon General Regina Benjamin to the American Health Information Management Assoc…

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Going down the tubes…

I have today for you a perfect example of the wretched state our health and safety have come to when we grow to DEPEND on governmental regulation to defend us from all risks and hazards. Thanks to @EllenRichter on Twitter for sharing this article …

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Dilemmas

Heavy on my mind these days are ethical conflicts between my thoroughly considered and deeply held convictions on the best way to keep my country great, and the convenient positions staked out by some professional organizations to which I belong, …

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Zombies!

I’m currently reading and enjoying Obama Zombies on my nook. http://search.barnesandnoble.com/Obama-Zombies/Jason-Mattera/e/9781439172094/?itm=1&USRI=Obama+Zombies Jason Mattera has penned a witty, biting look at how millions of millenials have fa…

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Health Care Debacle – On to Wreckonciliation

As all know, late last night the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Senate healthcare reform legislation, along with a reconciliation bill to be passed by the Senate, likely later this week. As readers of this blog know, I emphatically belie…

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Reflections on the 2009 IHI National Forum

December has been an exceptionally busy month for me so far. Lots of preparations for Christmas, and that’s all good. Almost all the gifts are procured, and the cash shelled out. But certainly a big highlight of the month is that I was privileged …

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