Healthcare Reform

Healthcare Bloggers You Should Follow

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News breaks and ideas germinate on social media. This curated list of personal blogs and twitter handles will keep you abreast of the healthcare, tech and business scene.


Ken Thorpe, PhD @KennethThorpe

Thorpe is the Chair of Health Policy and Management at Emory University and Executive Director, Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (org). Based in Atlanta, he runs the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease blog.

Steve Campbell @EMRDailyNews

A successful software entrepreneur, Campbell launched EMR Daily News to share and connect what he’s learned of health information technology along the way.

Christina Thielst @Cthielst

Christina’s Considerations covers hospitals, workplace effectiveness, health information exchange, telehealth, social media, and family health, and was voted one of the top 100 Health Blogs of 2012 by Healthline.

Steve Sisko @ShimCode

With more than 20 years of experience assisting healthcare payers, software vendors and risk-bearing provider organizations with evolving business processes and software, Sisko blogs at ICD-10 Blog on Medicare Enrollment and Reporting, among many other things.

Wendell Potter @wendellpotter

At his eponymous blog, the former head of communications for CIGNA turned media analyst and watchdog details health insurance reform and accountability. He’s also a senior analyst at the Center for Public Integrity and a contributor for HuffPo.

Scott Mace @scottmace

Mace goes beyond his tech coverage at HealthLeaders Media on his Personal blog about technology.

Robert Reich @RBReich

Currently Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley, Reich was Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration. He covers government and policy which often includes healthcare at his website.

Dr. Joseph Kim @DrJosephKim

Check out this list of all the sites he’s founded and you’ll see why this physician and digital entrepreneur is an influencer in the space. He also contributes regularly to Physician Executive Journal.

Faisal Qureshi @failsal_q

Spearheading MeaningfulUses Blog, this self-labelled “former know it all” blogs on patient centered data projects like Bluebutton.

John Lynn @techguy

True to his twitter handle, Lynn blogs for the, blog network on Health IT; he specializes in EMR and EHR.

Diana Manos @DManos_IT_News

Senior editor at HealthcareITNews, Manos covers health IT, health policy, federal agencies, health reform, payment issues, physician practices and hospitals.

Dan Munro @danmunro

Munro’s blog at Forbes covers early stage Health IT and startups, fittingly, since he’s the founder and CEO of iPatient.

Dave Walker @drwalker_rph

At Pharmacy 2.0 and 1/2 and Pharmarketing 101 Walker blogs about, you guessed it, pharmacy. He’s one of the top 10 healthcare influencers to follow according to Social Media Today.

Brian Ahier @ahier

A good source for Health IT and government or policy info, Ahier is a city councilor in Oregon and Health IT Evangelist for Information Systems at Mid-Columbia Medical Center. He contributes to O’Reilly Radar and has his own blog.

One Response to “Healthcare Bloggers You Should Follow”

Mrs. Marilyn Lewis

Might you know if there is a similar list of healthcare bloggers for the Canadian healthcare field?
(I would be very interested, because it took me over a year to sort through only part of the unregulated ‘mess’!)