John Moore: Developing A New Approach to Patient Centered Care

John Moore: Developing A New Approach to Patient Centered Care »

John Moore, CEO and co-founder of Twine Health. John Moore, winner of the MedTech Boston Primary Care Innovation award and co-founder and CEO of Twine Health, challenges the traditional patient-clinician relationship every day through his collaborative technology work. Moore began his studies at Boston University as a biomedical engineer. From there,…

Are Primary Care Providers the Cool Kids Now? Dr. Marci Nielsen Thinks So »

11 Sep, 2014
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Dr. Marci Nielsen sees herself as a cheerleader for primary care. All photos provided. Are we Clueless, and has Cher Horowitz finally found her Tai Frasier? Are primary care providers the cool kids now? According to Dr. Marci Nielsen, Chief Executive Officer of the Washington, DC-based Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC), primary…
Patient-Centered Medical Homes: A Recipe for Success

Patient-Centered Medical Homes: A Recipe for Success »

Key objectives of the patient-centered medical home model. Image via Orlando Health Docs. In our scattered healthcare system, the patient-centered medical home model has risen to the surface as a way to practice primary care in a completely revolutionized way. The patient-centered medical home is a transition away from symptom and illness-based care,…
Democratizing Primary Care Innovation in the #PCC14- Vote by Sept 8!

Democratizing Primary Care Innovation in the #PCC14- Vote by Sept 8! »

4 Sep, 2014
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Submissions to the Primary Care Innovation Challenge (#PCC14) ended with a BANG as we received 17 submissions on the final day, for a total of 52 fantastic submissions from around the country and 15 fantastic sponsors. This is the first time we're inviting physicians and medical students from around the country to vote for their…
Hope Springs Eternal in Primary Care, Says Peter Meyers

Hope Springs Eternal in Primary Care, Says Peter Meyers »

While focusing on primary care this month (because of our 2014 Primary Care Challenge live event on September 16) we came across Peter Meyers, a fourth-year medical student from the University of Minnesota. Peter is the Clinical Innovation Content Fellow at Primary Care Progress, and he just finished a MPH program focused on health policy. As we…
Dr. Kathy Nieder Talks Technology in Primary Care

Dr. Kathy Nieder Talks Technology in Primary Care »

25 Aug, 2014
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Can ipads in the office help us teach patients? Maybe, says Dr. Nieder. Photo via MarketWatch. Dr. Kathy Nieder, a family medicine doctor at Baptist Medical Associates (BMA), is at the forefront of technology in medicine. She recently joined the HiMMS Connected Patient Committee, a committee dedicated to developing tools that…
The Primary Care Innovation Challenge (#PCC14): One Week To Go

The Primary Care Innovation Challenge (#PCC14): One Week To Go »

24 Aug, 2014
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The American healthcare system is in a state of disarray. As we acknowledge this, the system has started to change more than ever before. Innovative ideas are now at the forefront of the medical conversation - new technologies, direct primary care strategies, concierge care, patient-centered medical homes, home visits, telemedicine, group diabetic educational sessions, and new ways of following-up with…
Primary Care Change Agents: HMS Fellows Push for Innovation

Primary Care Change Agents: HMS Fellows Push for Innovation »

19 Aug, 2014
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Harvard Medical School, photo via flickr. Each year, the Innovation Fellows program at Harvard Medical School's Center for Primary Care selects doctors to focus on one of America's biggest healthcare puzzles: primary care. The fellows create communities of clinician innovators and mentors, promote cross-disciplinary collaborations, and lead innovations in diabetes, depression management,…
For Richer or Poorer: Concierge Medicine

For Richer or Poorer: Concierge Medicine »

Who's interested in using concierge medicine? Everyone, according to Dr. Stephen Schimpff. Photo from ZweenaHealth. Is concierge medicine for everyone or is it just for the rich, the 1%? Most people assume it is for the elite and cannot be afforded by the common man, the masses. That is unfortunate because in many…
The Medical Activist Generation

The Medical Activist Generation »

13 Aug, 2014
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Dr. Jennifer Joe speaking on a "Hacking Academic Medical Center Silos" panel at South by Southwest V2V. All photos provided by Jennifer Joe. Reflecting on my own training at the age of 34, I'm finding that I'm in the middle of two very distinct generations of physicians: the traditional, paternalistic one-finger typers…

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