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  • Mr. Vernon R. Pertelle

    Time for Change for the Better of the Patient

    Management Section

    The New Healthcare Normal, requires organizations and health care workers to retrench and repackage in order to ensure...

  • Mr. Vernon R. Pertelle

    The KentuckyOne Case - Respiratory Therapist (RT) Value

    Management Section

    When reviewing the article regarding the changes that were announced: KentuckyOne cuts respiratory therapists from...

  • Mr. Vernon R. Pertelle

    The future of big data

    Management Section

    Healthcare organizations and providers are charged with having the ability to quantify the data obtained from patients...

  • Mr. Vernon R. Pertelle

    First Medicare, Then the HMO Act, Now the ACA

    Management Section

    The deadline for enrollment under the new healthcare law has come and gone; well for most it has but for a few [that...

  • Mr. Vernon R. Pertelle

    Telehealth for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Opportunities for Respiratory Therapists (RTs)

    Respiratory Patient Centered Care

    The New Healthcare Normal under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) contains several provisions...

  • Jeffrey Haynes

    Spring Diagnostics Bulletin is now online

    Yes, the spring 2014 Diagnostics bulletin is now online. The spring issue of the Bulletin features an article...

  • Mr. Vernon R. Pertelle

    Integrating RTs in Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)

    Despite the myriad of settings RTs have worked; we have not always been keen on embracing change, particularly when...

  • Mr. Vernon R. Pertelle

    We Must Determine the Clinical Efficacy of Medical Devices

    Respiratory Patient Centered Care

    The demand for Home Medical Equipment (HME) will increase according to an independent study conducted by a Texas based...

  • Mr. Vernon R. Pertelle

    Hope for the Future: RT Role in Value Based Health Care (VBHC)

    Respiratory Patient Centered Care

    Health care has changed at a rapid pace over the past five years. While we're fully aware of the changes occurring under...

  • Mr. Vernon R. Pertelle

    Time to Focus on the Patient and less on the Equipment

    Respiratory Patient Centered Care

    I've been following tweets about the "doc-fix" bill and comments about the replacement of Centers for Medicare and...


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    The Monroe Clinic

    334 Points

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    McLaren Medical Center-Macomb
    Mt. Clemens, MI

    320 Points

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    David R. Walsh

    Sleep Case Management at DRW & Associates Inc
    Chicago, IL

    295 Points

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    Thomas Memorial Hospital

    293 Points

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