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Sep 18, 2017 · REGISTER NOW--Transform health care one moment at time

The health care transformation is an urgent issue today, but it’s important to remember that all improvement involves change, not all changes are an improvement. People are confused and embarrassed about the new changes in the health care policies, thus transformation may improve the situation if it’s done properly. Transformation requires a sustained change in individual behavior, team interactions, and operations design. Although consultants and information technology vendors can help, experience developing and improving the Personal Money Service company has shown that more than anything, change depends on internal redesign work. Besides, check this article I think there are many great points there. Unfortunately, in the longer term, the prolonged hard work of repetitive, incremental, and often small-scale rebuilding of local operating systems probably cannot be avoided. Individual behavior change motivated by payment reform may be insufficient to generate the quality and efficiency gains needed in coming years.

Sep 15, 2017 · Mayo researchers to explore safety of combining blood-thinners

It is so terrible that there are some doctors that accept large amounts of cash from the drug makers. I believe that most doctors stand behind the oath they swear by. It’s a shame that a few will destroy the respect that the majority has earned. The drug company’s also need to be held responsible for allowing or encouraging employee’s to even suggest to a doctor that this is being done. People need professional treatment with safe medicine!

Sep 14, 2017 · Three genetic tests to improve prenatal screening

This is amazing and I think it is wonderful. Knowledge is power and can prevent women trying to get late-term abortions. Plus, it will give families more time to prepare for their special needs child if they need to.

Sep 11, 2017 · Will health care improve if everyone has their DNA mapped?

Why is the United States the only industrialized country without a single-payer health care system? It is a disgrace that the United States pays at least twice as much per capita for health care and yet has some of the worst health care outcomes in the industrialized world. Both Obamacare and Trumpcare suffer from an insurmountable problem: For-profit health care is a contradiction in terms.

Sep 10, 2017 · MUNEER SATTER--Genes made personal through foundation's support

Your points are just great! I haven’t thought about this issue in such an aspect. I hope that the foundation will continue providing help.

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