Archive for February, 2008

Regs change roles (Healthcare Informatics/Healthcare Cost and Revenue Management – March 2008)

"Regs change roles," an article on how health savings accounts and other high-deductible insurance plans are changing the way that hospitals do business, appears in the Healthcare Cost and Revenue Management supplement to Healthcare Informatics magazine. Excerpt: In April 2006,

School tracking system helps New Mexico gauge school performance (Government Technology – March 2008)

An article on New Mexico’s statewide student performance accountability system appears in the March 2008 issue of Government Technology magazine. Excerpt: A focal point requirement of the 2002 No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), federal legislation aimed at improving U.S.

Video devices further research into out-of-body experiences (BrainWork – January/February 2008)

What is happening in the brain during out-of-body experiences?  In an article for the January/February 2008 issue of BrainWork, I spoke with two labs who are examining exactly this by trying to induce such experiences. Excerpt: In recent years, neuroscientists

Tips for immigrants building a U.S. credit history ( – February 2008)

An article about establishing credit when emigrating to the United States appears on the website.  Excerpt: America lures many who dream of living better. But when immigrants arrive, their credit histories rarely make the trip. Jeroen Baert, 39, moved

Rare Epilepsy Shines New Light on Glucose and the Brain (The Dana Foundation Website – 1 February 2008)

An article about how glucose accumulation in neurons is at the root of a rare form of epilepsy called Lafora disease appears on the Dana Foundation website. Excerpt: Researchers in Spain studying a rare form of epilepsy have discovered that