The Affordable Care Act Five Years Later: Winners and Losers

The Affordable Care Act Five Years Later: Winners and Losers »

This post was originally published on the American Resident Project's blog. Photo via zimmytws/ Shutterstock. It’s been five years since President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law, and much of the health care landscape has changed as a result. The policy is smoothly running its course…
Ask the Experts: Fitness Trackers

Ask the Experts: Fitness Trackers »

As the managing editor of this website, I write about wearable tech almost every day. And at some point last year, I started to notice that I was the only one of my colleagues without some sort of tracking band on my wrist. Was I missing out? I figured that I should probably be practicing what I…
The Doctor as a Digital Decoder

The Doctor as a Digital Decoder »

31 Mar, 2015
Opinion/Editorial
To read more posts like this, visit the American Resident Project. The growing wearable sensor market is yielding ever-increasing amounts of consumer-derived digital data. These data can consist of many different physiologic measures such as heart rate and rhythm, sleep quality, brain activity, and physical activity levels. As many consumers and…
2014 Primary Care Challenge Culminates in Hopeful Pitch-off and Discussion

2014 Primary Care Challenge Culminates in Hopeful Pitch-off and Discussion »

2014 Primary Care Challenge finalists from left to right: Gina Luciano, Cole Zanetti, John Moore, Ajay Kohli, Rebecca Glassman, and Howard Haft. Photos by Jenni Whalen. Dr. Gina Luciano, the Associate Program Director of Internal Medicine Residency at Baystate Health, won the 2014 Primary Care Challenge on Tuesday night, following several weeks…
Sharing Patient Information & Cloud-Based Storage

Sharing Patient Information & Cloud-Based Storage »

12 Aug, 2014
NewsUncategorized
If your phone automatically backs up, you may be leaking patient information. Photo via Creative Commons. "In May 2013, an Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine faculty member discovered residents [were] using Internet-based services to maintain a spreadsheet of patients. Their intent was to provide each other up-to-date information…
Primary Care Challenge (#PCC14): Open Call to Innovators!

Primary Care Challenge (#PCC14): Open Call to Innovators! »

5 Jul, 2014
MTB Contest
What are you doing to transform American health care delivery on the front lines? On March 23, 2010 President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law. This is commonly called "Obamacare", and together with the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act, represents the most significant regulatory overhaul of the U.S. healthcare system since…
How Innovations in Medical Training Matter in an Era of Budget Cuts and Physician Shortage

How Innovations in Medical Training Matter in an Era of Budget Cuts and Physician Shortage »

4 May, 2014
Opinion/Editorial

During my time abroad, I watched several patients with heart attacks pass away because there was no thrombolytic (clot-busting) therapy. Thrombolytic medications are inexpensive and have been around for more than 50 years.

Blinded by technology: refocusing on high-value health care

Blinded by technology: refocusing on high-value health care »

9 Apr, 2014
Opinion/Editorial

During my time abroad, I watched several patients with heart attacks pass away because there was no thrombolytic (clot-busting) therapy. Thrombolytic medications are inexpensive and have been around for more than 50 years.

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