Advocates Say Mental Health ‘Parity’ Law Is Not Fulfilling Its Promise

From time to time, I share articles that I believe warrant additional attention.  This is one of them. by Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News When Michael Kamins opened the letter from his insurer, he was enraged. His 20-year old son recently had been hospitalized twice with bipolar disorder and rescued from the brink of suicide, he […]

Making EHR meaningful

It’s no secret that our current healthcare system is a structure of “haves” and “have nots.” Racial and ethnic disparities in care have been well documented. This is especially true in access and treatment for diseases such as breast cancer. There are many reasons for this – genetic, cultural, socio-economic, access, and beliefs about preventive […]

One reform provision that needs a do-over

there’s one provision of The Affordable Care Act that needs a do-over.

Giving and Receiving

The National Health Services Corps provides a way for students to give and receive

Closing the HIT Generation Gap

EHR adoption is growing, although some doctors are still resisting