Interview

Winter is coming: RMCHCS and Gallup officials look to prevent deaths

The Independent October 27, 2018 By Bill Donovan Independent correspondent GALLUP — As the temperatures starts to get colder, local health and law enforcement officials are once again searching for solutions to reduce the number of street people who die each year because of exposure to the cold. The previous winter was mild in comparison

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RMCHCS Raises Funds For Bus Crash Victims

Gallup Independent 9/11/2018 By Richard Reyes Staff Writer The death toll in the Greyhound bus crash has risen to nine as one of the twins born at a Gallup hospital died in Albuquerque Thursday, according to information from the family’s fundraising website. After a semitrailer crashed into a Greyhound bus on Interstate Highway 40 near

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Q&A: Dell Medical Schools Dr. Karen DeSalvo Calls for a Patient Care Revolution

The former national coordinator for health IT is pushing the health industry to rethink the care paradigm. Dr. Karen DeSalvo understands the complexities of patient care and technologys role in the process. In post-Katrina New Orleans, she established a model of neighborhood-based primary care to help vulnerable populations. That spawned growth in the use of

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Doximity: An online physician network hits 200,000 members, and co-founder Nate Gross speaks with David Harlow

Audio interview with Doximity co-founder Nate Gross, Doximity is essentially Linked In for physicians. Its a real-name on-line network that docs can use to connect with their existing network and beyond. The company has pre-populated profiles based on licensure information, and allows docs to claim their profiles and hit the ground running. Its a secure

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Q&A: Tom Leary on What the White House’s Proposed 2019 Budget Means for Health IT

The Trump administration’s 2019 budget proposal was released earlier this month and its funding plans present a bit of a mixed bag for healthcare IT. The budget proposes deep cuts to the Health and Human Services Department, but at the same time signals a desire to expand other top-line healthcare priorities, such as cybersecurity and

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