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Patient Access Management is the Cornerstone of Health Care Reform

As healthcare evolves into an increasingly competitive field, everyone is feeling the pressure. Patients are being presented with more choices and greater responsibilities. They are responding by seeking health care information and resources that help them make healthy decisions. For their part, individual providers must…
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EHR Systems Named Core Component to National Health Care Reform

Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems have been recognized by the Government as a core component to national healthcare reform. Beginning in 2011, physicians and hospitals will begin receiving government incentives if they are "meaningful EHR users." Though the definition of "meaningful users" is still under…
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Democrats Demand Sartorial Handicap in Health Care Reform Debate

Senator Barbara Boxer recently declared that, before the current round of town hall meetings on health care reform, the last time she had seen such suspiciously well-dressed protestors was during the 2000 Florida election recount.  Well, yes-until Obama's presidency, that's the last time Republicans showed…
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The Centrality of Self-Care – Health Care Reform For Overshoppers (Part I)

As the president and congress turn their attention to problem elements of our health care system-notably, skyrocketing costs and inequities in access-it's a particularly good time to remind overshoppers about their own health care. And they need reminding: research has shown that compulsive buyers are…
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Are We Talking About “Health Care” Reform, Or “Sickness Care” Reform?

All the talk about "Health Care Reform" has certainly ignited a fire in countless Americans! Every national news and talk radio show is focused on this hot button topic recently. The economic crisis is clearly the catalyst for the proposed sweeping changes in national "health"…
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