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Social Determinants of Health by Zip code. Location alongside lifestyle impacts health.

Location alongside lifestyle impacts health. Research has shown that up to 60% of what affects your health has more to do with where you live and your lifestyle versus your health behaviors and genetics. This contradicts what most people think. And while you might believe good health comes from an apple a day or an…

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GeoDD is like Neuronavigation!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It’s all about multidimensional (multimodality) visualization when one can view a target of interest through multiple means. In a recent article in the George Washington University Medical School’s gw hospital publication (www.gwhospital.com/neuro), it noted the hospital’s use of neuronavigation in neurosurgery. In reviewing a brain location for surgery, physicians are able to integrate a series…

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Disruptive Innovation Applies To Healthcare

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Whether in business or our personal lives we need to reflect and as needed shake things up a bit. Healthcare is no different and now that technology and big data are widely available and accessible, disrupting healthcare analytics for the better is really possible. As the industry moves to a value-based model disruptive innovation applies…

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GeoDD Exhibits at the NAACOS 2017 Spring Conference

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As expected, GeoDD exhibits at the NAACOS 2017 Spring Conference and what do we learn … tons. The spring conference held earlier this month in downtown Baltimore, MD as usual did not disappoint. We had the opportunity to speak directly with execs, policy makers, participants and vendors all with the common goal of making ACOs…

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Identifying vs. Implementing Social Determinants Impacting GeoHealth

Identifying vs. implementing social determinants impacting geohealth are two important yet significantly different processes. Let me explain. Have you ever discovered something so fantastic that you just can’t wait to tell everyone/anyone?? It’s an idea so cool that you just about wet your pants when you thought of it. Be honest, we’ve all been there…

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The Score Does Matter

Keeping Score Drives Better Healthcare [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Every successful enterprise keeps score through measurable business metrics. Without a means to measure what you are doing, there cannot be any rational means to improve. Sometimes finding the right thing to measure takes some thought. Not everything needs to be measured. Funds are always limiting, hence the underlying question…

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Disruptive Technology Introduced At NAACOS 2016

Accountable Care Organizations Are Ready To Know More But Can They Afford It? This past week at the NAACOS Fall 2016 Conference in Washington D.C. we debuted our first Population Health Management infrastructure to very positive reviews. During the many demonstrations we ran of our instant, affordable, subscription-based PHM solution VBPMaster™ we constantly heard how…

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The Healthcare Challenge — Seeking Solutions At NAACOS 2016

Accountable Care Organizations team to provide better care, better health, and lower costs — profitably. When I attended our national conferences, I had two goals in mind: 1. Learn what my competitors were doing so I could keep up. This way I could make incremental, transitional progress – a step by step progress toward improving…

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Community Policing Relations in Disarray!

Resolution is Simple, but NOT Easy “Don’t cross the bridge till you come to it.” This saying has been in my thoughts for over 25 years as I served as a management consultant to organizations in the U.S. and Mexico, including the Houston Police Department. One reading of this saying suggests that we should not…

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