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Health barriers prevent you from learning how medical services are priced, delivered, and quality graded. These barriers can limit your access to medical care and treatment options. This podcast will transform you into an educated consumer and advocate for healthcare reform. Since we believe an educated consumer is our healthiest listener.

StopHealthBarriers podcast Russell Bessette M.D.

    • Medizin

Health barriers prevent you from learning how medical services are priced, delivered, and quality graded. These barriers can limit your access to medical care and treatment options. This podcast will transform you into an educated consumer and advocate for healthcare reform. Since we believe an educated consumer is our healthiest listener.

    Know Your Colors for Every Generation

    Know Your Colors for Every Generation

    Today, many people express intense displeasure with the quality and cost for healthcare services.

    Detecting drift of test results into an abnormal zone is called – early diagnosis. Know Your Colors provides you with an intuitive display of your medical test results over time,

    Therefore when you arrive at your medical appointment, you’re armed with objective information. So, you and your care provider can have a meaningful discussion.

    • 15 Min.
    Is Medical Academia a River of Mud?

    Is Medical Academia a River of Mud?

    This podcast is inspired by recent press articles dealing with tenured medical school professors who are now, and have been receiving lucrative kick-backs of cash and gifts from drug companies to conduct research that encourages the use of the drug company’s newest drug.

    • 22 Min.
    Healthcare by Phone, Box Store, Clinic or Hospital

    Healthcare by Phone, Box Store, Clinic or Hospital

    Modern Healthcare can be accessed in many ways, phone, internet, big box stores, clinics or hospitals. The expansion of these models is the result of innovative technology and software applications.

    But the principles of quality control and good public health must be followed if we expect safe, affordable, care and a value-based outcome. This podcast explores each ambulatory care method.

    • 19 Min.
    Know Your Colors -- Illness Complexity Score

    Know Your Colors -- Illness Complexity Score

    A value-based outcome is the health benefit received for each dollar spent.
    But how do we measure this health benefit correlated to each dollar spent? How can we determine the value of a delivered health service, when we don’t even have a measure for the starting level of an illness?
    “Know Your Colors” calculates an illness complexity score to provide a measure of your total illness burden and the monthly dollar cost for medical care, along with a dynamic measure of treatment results.

    • 17 Min.
    Know Your Colors -- Patient Engagement

    Know Your Colors -- Patient Engagement

    This episode will highlight the advantages of our innovative software tool Know Your Colors and compare it to existing patient engagement tools.

    • 15 Min.
    Know Your Colors -- Population Health Management

    Know Your Colors -- Population Health Management

    Better patient engagement, improved cost transparency, and reliable quality scoring of healthcare providers are crucial concerns for patients, providers, and insurers in this period of rising healthcare costs. The “Know Your Colors” web application provides an answer to these challenges through an innovative web platform that replaces scoring of quality care based on bills and claim data to an objective data system based on routine personal medical test results.

    • 15 Min.

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