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Real World Application of Machine Learning to Wound Care

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I recently had the chance to discuss the application of machine learning to prioritize wound care patients during the COVID-19 pandemic with Katie Bakewell of NLP Logix and Mary Sheridan, PhD of Healogics.  You can watch the discussion here.

 

 

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What Physician Services Will We Have Left Post COVID-19?

This is an area that needs more attention! Physician groups and independent practices are struggling to stay afloat with the changes ordered by the government to reduce non-emergency services.  This post on LinkedIn by Dr. Guy Culpepper explains it much better than I could:

 

Our Family Practice can’t a get PPP loan.
Baylor Scott and White Hospital gets $100,000,000.00

I found out today that we won’t get our PPP loan. We were on time. Everything was completed properly. We sent it to our bank BB&T very early on 4/6/20.
“So sorry,” BB&T said, “too many other businesses sent in over the weekend.”

Wait a minute. Don’t you remember us? Family doctors… on the front lines…
you know… nurses… primary care… heroes?

No. How quick they forget.

Baylor Scott and White has $Billions of dollars.
They’re not closing.
But we must close without the loan.
After 33 years of serving, I’m broke.
Now, when you need me the most?

More here:

https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6656795077576323072/?commentUrn=urn%3Ali%3Acomment%3A(activity%3A6656770254984798208%2C6656795064972431360)

Spread the Word….

 

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This Week’s COVID-19 Discussion with Dr. Nick van Terheyden

This week we continue our weekly short COVID-19  update with me and Dr. Nick van Terheyden as we discuss some of the latest findings regarding the Coronavirus and new ideas coming out from the healthcare system to meet the needs of their patients, including the New York City COVID-19 Rapid Response Playbook.

 

 

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My Interview on the “Unlocking Accountable Care” Podcast

I recently had the pleasure of joining Emily R. George on her Podcast Unlocking Accountable Care where I shared my thoughts about giving communities a mechanism to create interventions to improve their own health. In the value-based world, health care providers are trying to keep people healthy and are incentivized to do so, but what if we shift some of that responsibility and those incentive dollars to the communities themselves?

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Presentation on Population Health at the Leading Healthcare Organizations Conference in Kuwait

Looking forward to presenting on Population Heath and conducting a workshop on Developing a Population Health Management Program for persons with Diabetes at this years Leading Healthcare Organizations Conference February 3 and 4th in Kuwait City, Kuwait.

Here is a link to the brochure.

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