In the US COVID-19 Pandemic, A Tension Between the Fiscal and the Physical

Health Populi

“Act fast and do whatever it takes,” insists the second half of the title of a new eBook with contributions from forty leading economists from around the world. curve adds new American patients testing positive for the coronavirus, the book and essay illustrate the tension between health consumer versus the health citizen in the U.S. . has the complication that so many Americans play the role of health consumer — the patient as the payor.

Two Book Chapters Published

eHealth

First, a new social media book published by HIMSS titled Applying Social Media Technologies in Healthcare Environments edited by Christina Thielst , an early adopter of blogging in Health IT. ” The book addresses a wide range of issues including legal and public health. The second chapter is an update to Health Informatics: Practical Guide for Healthcare and Information Technology Professionals now in its 6th edition.