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Trust, Money and the Physician’s Role
Should a discussion of healthcare costs ever enter the exam
room? Should doctors be rewarded for focusing more on costs when seeing
patients?    A recent viewpoint article in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) entitled “Health Reform and...
Should a discussion of healthcare costs ever enter the exam room? Should doctors be rewarded for focusing more on costs when seeing patients?   A recent viewpoint article in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JA...
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People who want to buy locally grown food or who like artisan products probably know there are vendors all over the L.A. area, but the work of tracking them down is beyond most shoppers. The online store Good Eggs means to solve that problem.
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Unnecessary Care, the 80/20 Rule and the Nuka System of Care
Last week, I wrote about the need
to turn our current care management paradigm as it is related to the patient
centered medical home on its head. I argued that we should focus more on those
who don’t need intensive medical care, per se, but need help in oth...
Last week, I wrote about the need to turn our current care management paradigm as it is related to the patient centered medical home on its head. I argued that we should focus more on those who don’t need intensive medical ca...
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What is Patient-Centered? – Ask a Patient!
A recent article and
an accompanying editorial in the Journal of the American Medical Association
reveal much of what I believe is both right -- and wrong --- about the
direction of medical policy and medical care in these United States. The article noted
r...
A recent article and an accompanying editorial in the Journal of the American Medical Association reveal much of what I believe is both right -- and wrong --- about the direction of medical policy and medical care in these Un...
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Food, Relationships and Health: A Family History
As a Jewish-American, I am part of a culture in which food plays
an integral role. In my family, however, it seems to go beyond the shared Jewish
cultural history. A few years ago, I had the chance to stand on a hill in
southern Poland, about two hours from...
As a Jewish-American, I am part of a culture in which food plays an integral role. In my family, however, it seems to go beyond the shared Jewish cultural history. A few years ago, I had the chance to stand on a hill in south...
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Trust, Money and the Physician’s Role
Should a discussion of healthcare costs ever enter the exam
room? Should doctors be rewarded for focusing more on costs when seeing
patients?    A recent viewpoint article in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) entitled “Health Reform and...
Should a discussion of healthcare costs ever enter the exam room? Should doctors be rewarded for focusing more on costs when seeing patients?   A recent viewpoint article in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JA...
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Unnecessary Care, the 80/20 Rule and the Nuka System of Care
Last week, I wrote about the need
to turn our current care management paradigm as it is related to the patient
centered medical home on its head. I argued that we should focus more on those
who don’t need intensive medical care, per se, but need help in oth...
Last week, I wrote about the need to turn our current care management paradigm as it is related to the patient centered medical home on its head. I argued that we should focus more on those who don’t need intensive medical ca...
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What is Patient-Centered? – Ask a Patient!
A recent article and
an accompanying editorial in the Journal of the American Medical Association
reveal much of what I believe is both right -- and wrong --- about the
direction of medical policy and medical care in these United States. The article noted
r...
A recent article and an accompanying editorial in the Journal of the American Medical Association reveal much of what I believe is both right -- and wrong --- about the direction of medical policy and medical care in these Un...
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Food, Relationships and Health: A Family History
As a Jewish-American, I am part of a culture in which food plays
an integral role. In my family, however, it seems to go beyond the shared Jewish
cultural history. A few years ago, I had the chance to stand on a hill in
southern Poland, about two hours from...
As a Jewish-American, I am part of a culture in which food plays an integral role. In my family, however, it seems to go beyond the shared Jewish cultural history. A few years ago, I had the chance to stand on a hill in south...
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Mutual Respect and Trust
This interesting opinion piece from a pediatrician – Dr.Russell Saunders –expresses frustration with parents who don’t want their
children vaccinated and I share that frustration. However, I also admit to
having mixed feelings. I sympathize with Dr. Saunder...
This interesting opinion piece from a pediatrician – Dr.Russell Saunders –expresses frustration with parents who don’t want their children vaccinated and I share that frustration. However, I also admit to having mixed feeling...
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physician entrepreneur and master of the complexity of the health system
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  • Accolade
    Chief Medical Officer and Founding Management Team, 2007 - present
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Husband, Father, Grandfather, Physician, Health Care Entrepreneur
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Live in Atlanta, Work in Philadelphia, love my family and try to help those in need with the health care system
Education
  • Bronx High School of Science
    1966 - 1969
  • New York University
    English, Biology, 1969 - 1973
  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medicine, 1973 - 1977
  • University of Chicago
    Medical Residency, 1977 - 1980
  • Harvard Medical School
    GI and Nutrition Fellowship, 1980 - 1982
  • Northwestern University
    Business, 1987 - 1989
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Hot 20: The Do-Gooders: Alon Salant + Rob Spiro | 7x7
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HOT. The word carries so many meanings: passionate, sizzling, trendy, intense, and yes, sexy. But for us, it signals our favorite month. Mee

Good Eggs to bring its 'farm-to-fridge' online storefront to L.A.
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In 2011, Rob Spiro, Alon Salant and their team of techies launched a San Francisco-based start-up called Good Eggs . What was initially a so

Google Politics & Elections
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Google Politics & Elections. Your elections hub to study, watch, discuss, participate in and make your impact on the digital campaign tr

Save A Bit Of Summer: Freeze Berries on The Eater’s Digest
www.goodeggs.com

It's super easy: give your berries a rinse (make sure you hull your strawberries first), gently dry them, and lay them out on a metal tray o

Emmy's on Good Eggs
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Dig into a jar of our pickles or jams and you’ll get a taste of awesome California produce year-round. I’ve been pickling since I was a kid

The secret to better patient care is time
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Urging primary care doctors to spend more time with patients can not only provide better care, but save patients’ time and the health care s

Being a patient is an unforgettable form of medical education
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When American physicians become patients, they can afford far better medical care than many of their working-class patients can.

Google+: A primer for the HIV/AIDS Community
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Co-authored by Jodi Sperber, Consultant, John Snow Inc. Google+ was released to a limited audience (in beta) on June 28, 2011 and has receiv

Our Community
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We do our work in a growing community. Today, that community represents high consequence industries – aviation, healthcare, nuclear power. I

Top 5 Reasons Good Eggs Should Be Your New Go-To - San Francisco Restaur...
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After a launch party at the Mission Community Market last Thursday, Good Eggs has gone live. It's an online...

Less sitting 'could lengthen life'
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(UKPA) – 2 days ago. Restricting the amount of time spent sitting down each day to less than three hours could boost the life expectancy of

Why 3 Hospitals Didn't Hurt My Wife (And What That Means) - Forbes
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My wife was lying in the back of an ambulance, dazed and bloody, while I sat in the front, distraught and distracted. We had been bicycling

Will a healthy lifestyle prevent illness?
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The story goes that if you exercise, eat right, refrain from smoking, and drink moderately, you’ll be healthy. That’s a lie.

Google+: Physicians can optimize their online footprint
www.kevinmd.com

Google+ has launched and social networking for physicians has the potential for significant evolution.

Why the debt ceiling deal is a horrific outcome for physicians
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If you're a physician or hospital that relies on Medicare payments, grim times are ahead.

With cancer, sometimes there is no right answer
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I’ve counseled many patients with prostate cancer. I know all the treatments available and the pluses and minuses of each approach.

Psychiatry residents need to learn psychotherapy
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A psychoanalyst told me the residents were anxious about having their work scrutinized and I should address the anxiety.

Embracing different cultures in the service of the dying
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She was overwhelmed with grief when she walked into the room and saw her mother silently and peacefully dead in the hospital bed.