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Politico cites Health Wonk Review

Politico Pulse, the health reform blog of D.C. insider publication Politico, has cited Health Wonk Review as its blog of the day. I’m a regular contributor to the biweekly HWR, but the credit needs to go to Julie Ferguson at Workers Comp Insider, Joe Paduda of Managed Care Matters and the other bloggers who host this rundown of opinions from the blogosphere.

June 8, 2009 I Written By

I'm a freelance healthcare journalist, specializing in health IT, mobile health, healthcare quality, hospital/physician practice management and healthcare finance.

Scandal in Canada

A juicy scandal is brewing north of the border, as one-time whiz kid Sarah Kramer has been fired as CEO of eHealth Ontario, a provincial agency that is leading an effort to bring EHRs to everyone in the province of Ontario by 2015.

According to CBC News, Kramer has been accused of signing off on numerous no-bid contracts to friendly consultants and has come under fire for hefty expense reports.

Some political opponents also are calling for Kramer’s boss, Ontario Health Minister David Caplan, to resign.

For anyone wondering what it would take to put health IT on the front page, here’s your answer.

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I'm a freelance healthcare journalist, specializing in health IT, mobile health, healthcare quality, hospital/physician practice management and healthcare finance.