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Eat Whatever You Want and Still Get Results

Eating shouldn’t suck. That may sound obvious, but let’s face it: For so many women, the very notion of mealtime brings up a ton of baggage, whether it’s the drudgery of trying to stick to an unsatisfying meal plan or a bunch of guilt and shame after “cheating” or going “off plan.” And that’s really… Read More »

EHRs in 2019: Still a source of frustration, but getting better bit by bit

For years now, health IT professionals have been speaking of the post-EHR era. And indeed, for most hospitals and health systems, that’s where they are. The basic blocking and tackling of electronic health record implementation now behind them, they’ve pivoted toward a future of advanced analytics, population health, telemedicine, connected devices and artificial intelligence. Nonetheless,… Read More »

Value-based care payments increasing but risk still rare

Dive Brief: More than half of all commercial plan payments to hospitals in 2017 were earmarked toward some form of value-oriented care or alternative payments intended to reduce waste, according to the latest scorecard from Catalyst for Payment Reform (CPR) — up from just 10.2% in 2012. However, a large chunk of the value-oriented payment (90%) was… Read More »

Patients intrigued by digital health services, but still value face-to-face interactions

Rising healthcare costs are at the core of the national healthcare debate. Many have pinned their hopes on new digital technologies to help reduce costs and expand access, but while patients are interested in using digital healthcare services, they still value high-quality interactions with their doctors, shows a survey conducted by the USC Schaeffer Center… Read More »

A nutritionist said a serving of French fries should be six pieces and we are still reeling, to be honest

The New York Times recently came to a realization that will be not-at-all-surprising to most. Although potatoes are a vegetable, eating them with wild abandon in deep-fried form may not by the wisest of things to do — nutritionally speaking, anyway. The inflammatory article, entitled “You Don’t Want Fries with That,” offers an overview of… Read More »