It is a good idea to quantify your goals and keep track of your progress throughout the year. I was able to take an audit of 2017, and highlight some of my writing accomplishments for the year as a way to motivate me toward 2018 goals. Here's a list of some of the things I… Continue reading My 2017 Writing Accomplishments
Will wearables and healthcare ever sync?
The healthcare wearables market continues to grow, as consumers become more empowered by monitoring their own health.
Top ways to attract, manage diverse patient populations
Finding meaningful ways to connect with patients of diverse backgrounds is a struggle for health plans for various reasons. Language barriers, lack of education on healthcare, and ineffective communication efforts leave many minorities underserved.
Making sense of big data: Data projects spur progress
The use of data in healthcare has been hailed as a solution for saving time and dollars and improving patient outcomes for a healthcare organization. However, many health systems have a hard time capturing and using data from patients that can make a real impact on their businesses.
ComFest’s Hip Hop Solution
Published in June 2016. When ComFest takes over Goodale Park this weekend, attendees will hear more MCs, see more DJs and hopefully get a better understanding of how Columbus hip-hop and activism are working in unison. In 2015, organizers acknowledged the lineup wasn’t entirely reflective of the city’s diverse music scene — particularly in regards… Continue reading ComFest’s Hip Hop Solution
Creativity key to more robust social media
Health plans never had to think too much about branding and reaching out to consumers before the Affordable Care Act. Now, as consumers play a more active role in health plan selection, plans must use social media as a marketing tool to engage with patients and turn them into loyal consumers.
My interview with Susan Conroy McLeod for Medill magazine
http://issuu.com/donnam/docs/donnamedill?e=1377081/30103018 I had the pleasure of interviewing advertising media specialist Susan Conroy McLeod for Medill magazine for the Spring/Summer 2015 issue.
ReneeDion illuminates new sound, new life on Moonlight
There comes a time in every artist's life where she must decide: continue down a well-worn path of familiarity or toe the grasses of something new. And sometimes life's own plot twists make those decisions for you. Renee was here. Two years ago ReneeDion's soulful sound could be heard on on music blogs across the… Continue reading ReneeDion illuminates new sound, new life on Moonlight
Proposed Medicare fee schedule adds new primary care billing codes for telehealth, preventive care
Publish date: JULY 12, 2013 By: Donna Marbury, Medical Economics New Medicare codes to pay for non face-to-face visits for patients could go into effect in 2015. A proposal released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) this week details two G-codes for primary care physicians for wellness and preventative care services and… Continue reading Proposed Medicare fee schedule adds new primary care billing codes for telehealth, preventive care
Sinfonietta brings music of the Arab Spring to downtown Chicago
By Donna Marbury To Simon Shaheen, music is a sonic melting pot mixed with Arabic, classical and jazz seasonings. He is known across the world for his delicate playing of the oud, an instrument found in traditional Arabic music, but can switch just as masterfully to the violin. Simon Shaheen will make his Chicago debut with… Continue reading Sinfonietta brings music of the Arab Spring to downtown Chicago