PHRs for migrant and seasonal workers, PHR Resource from AHIMA

PCHIT links for December 6th through December 12th: MiVIA – About Us – A PHR for migrant and seasonal farm workers. Impressive. Who says everyone can’t have a PHR? Planetree: Providing Patient Centered Care in Healing Environments – As the description says. myPHR.com – My Personal Health Record – Helpful resource site put together by …

How to talk to a doctor (?), Indiana and Patient-Centered Care, Patients want EHRs

PCHIT links for November 29th through December 4th: How to talk to a doctor – USATODAY.com – I wonder how much if the burden being placed on patients is necessary in the era of PCHIT? Delivering a new kind of care | IndyStar.com – Patient centered HIT starts with patient-centered care, from Indiana Benefits of …

Baby Boomers and retirement; Case for Informed Optimism

November 27th through December 2nd: TED Talks: The case for informed optimism – Larry Brilliant from Google.org talks about optimism. Up my alley, but could he at least appear to be optimistic? For my part, I always am optimistic – what other way to be is there? The Health 2.0 Blog – Just like it …

Practices discovering patient readiness, HIMSS’ Digital Office on PHRs

PCHIT links for November 26th through November 28th: Are Your Patients Ready for Electronic Communication? – October 2007 – Family Practice Management – Nice story about a practice that learns its patients are ready. Helpful survey included The Digital Office – Special edition on PHR’s, from HIMSS Society for Adolescent Medicine: Advocacy/Policy – Position paper …

Changing Physician Education; Social Media in the Workplace, Questions about HPV Vaccine

November 14th through November 17th: ImproveHealthCare – Changing Physician Education – Improving medical students understanding of health policy. Life as a Healthcare CIO: Data, Information, Knowledge, and Wisdom – Interesting system to support accurate imaging ordering Jay Parkinson + MD + MPH » Blog Archive » The Cancer vaccine and me. – Interesting discussion of …

Facts are what you see on the ground; Being in your 20’s in the 2000’s; RHIO closure

The Changing 20s – Brookings Institution – Information / data about being in your 20’s in the 2000’s Lean Manufacturing Blog, Kaizen Articles and Advice | Gemba Panta Rei – Toyota places emphasis on facts learned at the Gemba. Life as a Healthcare CIO: The Tyranny of the Urgent – John Halamka, MD, posts his …

23 seconds; PHR Time is Now; Pebble Project – Space Design in Health Care

PCHIT links for November 9th through November 13th: JAMA: Soliciting the Patient’s Agenda: Have We Improved?, January 20, 1999, Marvel et al. 281 (3): 283 – Data often cited and here’s the source: patients redirected an average of 23 seconds while providing their history. The Center For Health Design Research – Pebble Project – Center …

New Microsoft Workspaces; Dedicating Cancer Treatments; More GenY from 60 Minutes

Business Writing: A Great Letter from My Doctor – Good written communication makes a difference. From a Group Health patient. Blackwell Synergy – Family Process, Volume 37 Issue 1 Page 3-15, March 1998 (Article Abstract) – Article by Kathy Weingarten on Postmodern Narrative Therapy Treatment Dedication Project – Empowering patients undergoing cancer treatment through dedication. …

Analysis of Paralysis; More health leaders’ blogs; Role Experience and Performance

November 5th through November 10th: Analysis of Paralysis – Chip and Dan Heath – Decision making – Leading company – Cool Motto: “We don’t want to be first but we sure as hell don’t want to be third.” Modern Healthcare: Get an EHR or leave the Partner’s Network – Where will the mandates come from …

World Usability Day, Washington DC patients’ experiences

PCHIT links for November 2nd through November 4th: Patient-Centered Care: What Does It Take? – New report from Commonwealth fund UI Design Newsletter, October – This year, world usability day is focused on health care Putting Patients First: Developing and Maintaining Patient-Centered Medical Practices – Brookings Institution – Just released report discussing patient experience in …

Payers and Patient-Centered Primary Care; Google; Quality info in MA

PCHIT links for October 26th through October 27th: Major U.S. payers support Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative – Picking up steam – a way to support these activities in every day practice Google says it’s working to solve health record dilemma | CNET News.com – The title says it all The Partnership for Healthcare Excellence – …

eHealth and Disparities; Remote Monitoring; the CMIO Role

October 22nd through October 24th: eHealth Solutions for Healthcare Disparities: Books: Michael Christopher Gibbons – New book from Chris Gibbons at the Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute on eHealth and disparities RSS – iHealthBeat – iHealthBeat embraces RSS. RSS readers everywhere rejoice! Medicine 2.0 Blog Carnival – A blog of blogs about Medicine + Web …

Jack on GenY and being diverse in the workplace; Alternate views in the workplace

October 7th through October 10th: Pew Internet: E-patients With a Disability or Chronic Disease – Latest from Pew Internet – lots of mention of online health informaiton increasing confidence. This is a good thing. Jack and Suzy Welch: Generation Y’s Bad Rap – Driven, self-aware, motivated, and able to make choices. The Welch Way: Breaking …

Health Care Fellows Announced; New York City’s PCIP Project

October 4th through October 5th: CHCF Announces Fellows for Health Care Leadership Program – Press Releases – CHCF.org – Congratulations to these medical leaders! Microsoft HealthVault Developer Center – The SDK for linking to HealthVault. It looks like an EHR vendor or two is in line? HealthVault : Home – Microsoft jumps into the PHR …

Generation Y; A new breed of e-physicians

Bookmarks that cover the reading I have been doing on generational differences, and new blogs springing up by physicians who are practicing differently. October 2nd through October 3rd: Running a hospital: Gotta love this one – Another example (from a great blog) of differing expectations of interactions between generations. Adding to my GenY link set. …

Healthplans and Libraries; HIT Adoption Low

Bookmarks, September 23rd through October 1st: HealthNex: Getting Patients to Take Their Medicine: The Challenge of Changing Behavior – Nice discussion on the issues of medication adherence. I’d be interested to know more about what happens at the time of prescription as opposed to the time of dispensing. What’s the role of Ix here? U.S. …

Bookmarks for September 21st through September 22nd

September 21st through September 22nd: The doctor will e-mail you now – Seattle Post Intelligencer – Article about patient-physician e-mail in Seattle newspaper shows that health organizations are working to understand how to do this, rather than not how to do this. Society for Adolescent Medicine: Advocacy/Policy – Position paper on confidential care is here. …