Sometimes You Just Have To Answer Back!

On June 23rd, 2015 at the Glendale City Council meeting Justin Harris, President Glendale Law Enforcement Association (GLEA) and Co-chair of Glendale Police Officers Association, stood up in the public comments section of the meeting to make comments about the Recall Committees for CMs Turner and Tolmachoff. (Click here for video) (Please note Harris is allowed […]

PLEASE Get Your Flu Shot

Recently posted to Facebook is an article  “John Hopkins Scientist Reveals Shocking Report on Flu Vaccine”.  I want to point out that there are many news outlets that are only in the business of getting people to click on their page for the ad counters, and therefore they receive some sort of financial benefit. Before […]

Neither Stimulus Nor Penalties Seem to Motivate Physicians To Go Paperless

In my daily interactions with physicians and their staff members, I often have the opportunity to discuss the benefits of an electronic medical record system with in their practices. With all the information recently about the ARRA funds available, I have been approaching these conversations with the stimulus money as the carrot, much as the […]

Take the Carrot…Don't Wait For The Stick!

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) are currently offering eligible providers a carrot in the form of a percentage bonus to move to e-prescribing. The idea is to increase the level of patient care by sending an accurate, error-free and understandable prescription directly to a pharmacy from the point of care thereby reducing medication […]