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On the Wednesday July 17th 2013 broadcast at 10AM Pacific and 1PM Eastern our special guest is quality of care evangelist, insighful blogger, author and advocate for participatory medicine Michael Millenson, follow him @MLMillenson on Twitter.
Our topic today is ACOs and the quality movement.
Michael describes himself as follows:
I’m a consultant specializing in quality of care, patient empowerment and web-based health. I also serve on the boards of a medical journal and of two health care-related foundations and hold an adjunct appoint as the Mervin Shalowitz, M.D. Visiting Scholar at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
Earlier in my career, I was a reporter for the Chicago Tribune, where I was nominated three times for a Pulitzer Prize. I left to write what would become the critically acclaimed book, Demanding Medical Excellence: Doctors and Accountability in the Information Age, then went to work for a large consulting firm before heading out on my own.
You can find Michael on the web at Provoking Change, Promoting Better Care' otherwise known as Millenson.com.
Michael's most recent titles include: If You Want to Stop Hospital Harm, Don't Call a Capitalist, Left Behind: Will Cutting Medicare Hurt Seniors?, and How a Real Writer Dies.