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Archive for July, 2008

We in Whatcom County, Washington have been collaborating for years to improve the health of this community. Now we are setting a new course to join together in action research collaboratives We will create innovative socio-technical programs to focus on life style, prevention and chronic medical conditions. The programs will focus on “Six Aims” proposed by the Institute […]

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We, in Whatcom County, WA, are poised to create the functionality envisioned here. This can be viewed as a patients’ manifesto (a la the Clue Train Manifesto), a request for an ideal experience of care: I ask you, at each step, in each phase of the acute healthcare process, while attending to my body, to […]

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Patient Experience of Care By Marc Pierson Wednesday, January 16, 2008 Personal Health Management Systems–Conumer-centric, Consumer-controlled & Community-situated. Well that is a mouth full. This rather nuanced concept has emerged and clarified itself over the last 7 to 14 years in Whatcom County, WA. We believed that we were patient centric–thinking of (and for) the […]

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Connected Community

As we connect community partners to their health information and to one another we could create a dashoard like the one connected communities has in Whatcom. It woud display items like communitymembers connected, physicians connected, ED patients connected, radiology clients connected, diabetics connected, chruch members connected, Over 65 connected, etc. They woud show numeric targets and percentage […]

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Introduction to Whatcom’s History of Collaboration on Health

This community has a long history of working together for the good of the whole. There is a long history of providing care for the underinsured. Organizations have been born from those efforts including Interfaith Community Health Center and Whatcom Alliance for Healthcare Access (WAHA). Working togeter for health information sharing and quality improvement across all […]

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The next big thing will be PodCasts for medical staff

Will we need to have everyone use ITUNES or will some MS ap deal with podcasts? Jack?

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MS Outlook as RSS reader: Will it allow posting?

The big question is whether one can post directly to a weblog from Outlook RSS news reader. If so, we have this baby whipped.

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Is WordPress a RSS reader? If not, why not?

Jack, how close does WordPress come to being an RSS news reader?

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WordPress for Marc’s replacement Blog

Jack Mancilla has strongly suggested that I use WordPress as a replacement for Radio Userland and Manila. http://www.wwpp.org/users/0000002/ I am very interested in having a community be able to watch statistics on who is being read and for individual users to be able to reference other’s posts into thier own–through an RSS new reader. I […]

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