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Hello Health’s blog features weekly articles by Hello Health employees, clients and industry experts about today’s relevant health information technology topics.

Investing in Electronic Health Records? Think Meta-ROI.
The traditional way of thinking about your technology Return on Investment (ROI) is in strictly financial terms: Take the cost of a technology investment and attempt to quantify...

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Is it Time to Say Goodbye to Outpatient Care?
outpatient Labels can be very useful. They make our lives simpler, help us to compartmentalize, categorize, and make quick decisions. They can bring structure to our view of our...

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The Patient Engagement ‘Nudge’
One of the most influential management books of the last few years has been Nudge, by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein. Building on the canon of behavioral economics, the authors...

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Patient Engagement For All The Right Reasons
Jessie Gruman, President of the Center for Advancing Health made an interesting comment in her keynote at the Connecting Healthcare + Social Media Conference last week. She...

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Reflections from the Road
John Steinbeck has always been one of my favorite authors. I think I've read almost everything he ever wrote, including Travels with Charley. Over these past few weeks I couldn't...

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Primary Care is A Conversation, Not A Lecture
I connected the dots between two experiences this week, and the headline of this post struck me as a big change. The first was a review of a new book by a Boston-based health care...

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What is Patient Management?
In the prior post I mentioned I was the “Patient Management Officer” here at Hello Health. One of the questions you get asked a lot when you’re a Patient Management Officer...

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About this blog, “Practice Made Perfect”
Think back to why you became a primary care doctor, what you thought the profession and the life would be like after the oppressive cost, hard work, and massive stresses of...

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