Come to @dcweek to talk about HIT in the safety net , hosted by @breadforthecity on 11/5/11

Come to @dcweek to talk about HIT in the safety net , hosted by @breadforthecity on 11/5/11

View ‘Building a Broadband Bridge in the District- DCWeek 2’ on Flickr.com (for your embedding pleasure) I am interested in patient access to information for all patients, in all health care systems. We are lucky in Washington, DC, that organizations like Bread for the City provide services to the Safety Net AND have the technology …

Patient Online Access in the Safety Net: Adam Szerencsy, MD and Neil Calman, MD’s slides

Patient Online Access in the Safety Net: Adam Szerencsy, MD and Neil Calman, MD's slides

These are Adam Szerencsy, MD and Neil Calman’s slides from the recent discussion in Oakland, “Patient Online Access in the Safety Net,” hosted by the California Healthcare Foundation. Adam and Neil are from the Institute for Family Health, and as you can tell, have learned a lot in providing online access to their patients in …

Patient Online Access in the Safety Net: James Kahn, MD’s slides

Patient Online Access in the Safety Net: James Kahn, MD's slides

Continuing on, in the publication of the stories of some of our nation’s leading edge safety net organizations in the area of patient online access, these are the slides shared by James Kahn, MD, from the University of California, San Francisco Positive Health Program. I had previously blogged about their myHERO patient portal, which is …

Patient Online Access in the Safety Net: Hilary Worthen, MD’s Slides

Patient Online Access in the Safety Net: Hilary Worthen, MD's Slides

“If you don’t like the news, go out and make some of your own” – this was the theme of the presentations given by safety net organizations who are innovating by providing patient online access to their personal health information. It’s now possible to talk to safety net providers who have the technology and the …

Patient Online Access in the Safety Net: Ted’s Slides

Patient Online Access in the Safety Net: Ted's Slides

I am attaching the opening remarks that I made, alongside Veenu Aulakh, at the Patient Online Access in the Safety Net discussion, hosted by the California Healthcare Foundation. It describes the “why?” in the context of my journey of discovery. Click on any image to see full size, and comments are welcome. Update: Incidentally, depending …

PCHIT Personas: Safety Net Provider

PCHIT Personas: Safety Net Provider

Sites visited Union Square Family Health Center, Somerville, MA Institute for Family Health (New York) East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (Massachusetts) Cambridge Health Alliance (Massachusetts) La Clinica de La Raza (California) District of Columbia Primary Care Association (District of Columbia) Lifelong Medical Care (California) Queens Health Network (New York) Unite HERE! (New York) Urban Health …

Adding more voices to “HIT before HIE”; Free samples Do Not Support the Safety Net

RIAA Unfairly Maligned? Give Me a Break. – More on the RIAA and attempts to manage disruption, from Mashable. Characteristics of Recipients of Free Prescription Drug Samples: A Nationally Representative Analysis — Cutrona et al., 10.2105/AJPH.2007.114249 — American Journal of Public Health – Study demonstrating that free drug samples are not a safety net. In …

Doctors who skip rope with their patients: We Can, with Ashley McClure, MD

Doctors who skip rope with their patients: We Can, with Ashley McClure, MD

Andre – he can View on Flickr.com This is Andre, wearing Google Glass (@GoogleGlass). He let me take his photograph after he announced to the “We CAN” Friday group, led by Ashley McClure, MD, that his hemoglobin A1c dropped from 11.0 to 6.7 (which is really really good for someone with diabetes). He’s lowered it …