Tag Archives: health care

Cost of Dying > Cost of Living

The consumer news this week and last is that the unrest in the Middle Eastern oil-producing countries is clobbering us at the gas pumps and in home heating oil. Of course, someone still needs to explain why the price of … Continue reading

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A Medical and Moral Mission

Today is the one year anniversary of earthquake in Haiti.  It is also a time when US citizens are trying to sift through and debate what is, quite frankly, an overwhelmingly complex healthcare reform.  Boston-based Partners in Health (PIH) breaks … Continue reading

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Crisis Management Crisis Management

Yes, you read that correctly: today’s Fosbury Flop is about what happens when your communications plan backfires, or at least comes under heavy suspicion. Yesterday morning The Atlantic ran a piece of investigative journalism on the apparently sorry state of … Continue reading

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The FDA and Social Media: A Primer

Several new studies show that social media is growing in importance for the health care industry, for both providers and consumers. The Mayo Clinic has even created a Center for Social Media to help “accelerate adoption of social media for health-related purposes.” … Continue reading

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