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As promised a few days ago we are starting the THCB Reader back up again after way too long of an abs
 

THCB Reader

March 7 · Issue #2 · View online
Everything you always wanted to know about the health care system. But were afraid to ask.

As promised a few days ago we are starting the THCB Reader back up again after way too long of an absence. The idea is to give you a flavor of what’s been on The Health Care Blog over recent days, and you should be getting this every couple of weeks from now on. We’ll have links to articles and videos, a tad bit of commentary plus some ads about what our friendly sponsors are up to. (Yes, you too can join their number! See here)- Matthew Holt

Mar 5, Rebecca Fogg
Christensen’s Theory of Disruptive Innovation tells us that a critical condition of disruption (but not the only one) is an “enabling technology.” Still, it’s solving consumers’ unmet needs that will ultimately disrupt the industry—not beating competitors in a technological arms race. So what can we learn about the disruptive potential of telemedicine from CVS and its Minute Clinic Video Visits?

Mar 1, Phuoc Le
The more we invest in the lives and livelihoods of immigrants, the more we invest in the United States, its ideals, and its future. But the Trump Administration’s proposed changes to the Public Charge rule would make it harder for immigrants with low socioeconomic status to gain permanent U.S. residence. We all have a responsibility to vocalize dissent against the Department of Homeland Security’s morally and fiscally-flawed anti-immigrant proposal.

Feb 20, Vince Kuraitis and Deven McGraw
The U.S. Congress is considering broad privacy and data protection legislation in 2019, with a strong possibility that this legislation will pass. So what would the potential impact be on all healthcare stakeholders—including patients? Here are 6 key issues for healthcare to look out for.
Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 71 | Livongo’s SIGNUM 2019, Bobblehead Edition:
Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 71 | Livongo's SIGNUM 2019, Bobblehead Edition!
WTF Health Video: The Business Case for Social Determinants of Health | Socially Determined CEO Trenor Williams
The Business Case for Social Determinants of Health | Socially Determined CEO Trenor Williams
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