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Formatting Pages in Excel

December 14, 2010

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The largest excel work I’ve created contains around 30 plys and is over 9 MB. Excel is not just a spreadsheet, but is also great for work that is really more properly done with a database, but is too small to justify the expense. Frequently, it’s used on a much smaller scale as a makeshift […]

HCFinNews: Health Execs report top priorities for the coming year

July 27, 2010

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Survey shows health executives’ top 3 priorities for 2010-11 July 22, 2010 | Diana Manos, Senior Editor http://www.healthcarefinancenews.com/news/survey-shows-health-executives-top-3-priorities-2010-11

AP: “Doctor shortage? 28 states may expand nurses’ role”

April 13, 2010

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via Available online: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100413/ap_on_he_me/us_med_dr_nurse It’s a nice discussion (for AP, anyway) of the controversy surrounding DNPs (Doctors of Nursing Practice) and their inevitable entry into the world of primary care. (Please do ignore the comments section, as people apparently love to demonstrate their ignorance of the topic with vitriolic, rambling, partisan outbursts.) Even doubling the […]

Clay Shirky’s “The collapse of complex business models”

April 5, 2010

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Here’s a nice monday morning read–Clay Shirky‘s “The collapse of complex business models” from http://www.shirky.com/weblog/2010/04/the-collapse-of-complex-business-models/ It would be easy to regard this as short-sighted on their part, but that ignores the realities of culture. For a century, ATT’s culture had prized—insisted on—quality of service. Their HR Department worked to identify potential employees who would be […]

Interviews with Curtis Schroeder, Group CEO Bumrungrad Int’l

August 13, 2009

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Bumrungrad International is one of the largest destinations for international healthcare services in the world. Bumrungrad Group CEO Curtis Schroeder has given several interviews, during which he discusses the business model, prospects for growth, and competitive advantages that exist within the field. http://health.scribemedia.org/2008/01/17/chw-medical-tourism-bumrungrad-international/ …from HealthDot.org (scribemedia): Ruben Toral sits down with Curtis Schroeder, CEO Bumrungrad […]

Available online: “A Strategy for Health Care Reform — Toward a Value-Based System”

July 13, 2009

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Volume 361:109-112 July 9, 2009 Number 2 A Strategy for Health Care Reform — Toward a Value-Based System Michael E. Porter, Ph.D. HTML full text: http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/full/NEJMp0904131 PDF full text: http://content.nejm.org/cgi/reprint/361/2/109.pdf

So, in case you haven’t noticed, there’s something going on in healthcare…

July 6, 2009

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A side-by-side comparison of the leading comprehensive reform proposals from the Kaiser Family Foundation: http://conyers.house.gov/_files/SidebySideComparisonofMajorHealthCareProposals.pdf