Reflecting on the healthcare system while waiting at the hospital for a loved one

Often when we talk about healthcare reform, it can be a rather abstract discussion — you watch some tv show with ‘experts’ reflecting on some 20 page bill or hashing through the merits of a public insurance option.  Last week, however, all the intellectual and abstract ideas were brought into something very personal for me and…

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Diverse real world problems

Last week, we hosted around 20 physicians from one of our Amalga early adopters for a two day, two-way conversation around what the most important challenges in health delivery are and how software can help address them.    It was a very instructive conversation — from which I learned a lot and met some talented, accomplished…