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CHW’s – the underappreciated heroes of healthcare

In a study on the effectiveness of a community health worker outreach program on healthcare utilization of west Baltimore City Medicaid patients with diabetes, with or without hypertension: The CHW program resulted in an average savings of 2,245 dollars per patient

Posted in Community and Culture, Evidence Based Medicine, General Discussion, EBM, Medical Home, John's Blog, Patient Centered Medical Home

Epic is dangerous!

The leader in an industry where the U.S. government is spending $30 billion to try and make medical records more accessible, Epic has faced increasing criticism that its software is cumbersome to use and was designed not to work with

Posted in General Discussion, EBM, Medical Home, John's Blog

The Oath

Doctors have a code guiding their profession that sheds light on why we have come to hold them in such high esteem. Those who embrace such a standard for their life’s work and attitude have a head start on a

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