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Health Care Delivery

Integrative Medicine and Cancer Treatment – Urban Zen Initiative at Beth Israel Medical Center

February 14, 2009

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Donna Karan, through her Urban Zen initiative, has teamed up with Dr. Woodson Merrell, Chairman of the Department of Integrative Medicine at Beth Israel, along with Beth Israel Medical Center’s Continuum Center for Health and Healing, to create an ‘Optimal Healing Environment’ for cancer treatment.
The Urban Zen Initiative at [...]

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Improving Chronic Illness Care – Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease – Dr. Edward Wagner

February 7, 2009

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a href=”http://www.centerforhealthstudies.org/maccoll/maccoll.html”>Dr. Edward Wagner discusses the chronic care model – powerful guidelines for improving chronic illness care. Dr. Wagner discusses redesigning the health care delivery system, creating a better-prepared practice team, and developing methods for increasing patients’ knowledge, skills, and confidence. Additionally, Dr. Wagner addresses high-quality cancer care and [...]

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Health Care Reform – Dr. Pauline Rosenau

January 22, 2009

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a href=”http://www.prosenau.com/”>Dr. Pauline Rosenau discusses health system reform, including an all-payer system, not-for-profit medical care, how to effectively reduce administrative costs, and the experiences of other countries. One important way forward is to ensure that elected officials are independent of special interests.
Dr. Pauline Rosenau is Professor of Management, Policy, [...]

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Democratic Enterprise – The New Economy – Dr. William Halal

January 21, 2009

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r. William Halal discusses democratic enterprise – reinventing the American economy by creating self-organizing distributed networks within corporations – as Google, Nokia, and Johnson & Johnson have done so successfully.
Dr. Halal discusses how to create a collaborative corporate community based on teams and internal self-organizing markets.
Dr. William Halal’s newest [...]

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Dr. Thomas Horan – Personal Health Records and Health IT

January 19, 2009

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Dr. Thomas Horan is Executive Director of the Claremont Information and Technology Institute and Associate Professor in the School of Information Systems and Technology at Claremont Graduate University. Dr. Horan works on a wide range of applied technology projects relating to transportation and health care.
Dr. Horan’s research interests include [...]

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