Exploring Human Potential

Safe Medical Care – We Can Wish It or We Can Design It

Only a new medical system that incorporates safety systems designs will assure high quality medical care Virtually everyone faced with the prospect of undergoing anesthesia for surgery has a fear of the ‘what if’ adverse outcome.  In the early 1980s, anesthetic deaths for all patients were estimated to be about 1 in 10,000 procedures! If […]

More On Physician Reimbursement, CMS, and the AMA’s RVS Update Committee (RUC)

An opinion on how the sole-source relationship between CMS and the AMA’s RUC threatens Medicare’s pilot on medical homes (Note: At Health Care Renewal, Dr. Roy Poses, a Clinical Associate Professor at Brown University’s School of Medicine, writes a consistently excellent blog on health care financial conflict . Both he and I have written extensively […]

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