Quality

Six Interventions To Radically Improve the U.S. Healthcare System


 

Danielle Scheurer, MD, MSCR, SFHM

《Chandelier》的视频点击量已突破7.12亿,是YouTube点击量最高的MV排行榜上的第17名。
But some people might just remember the mustaches.
他赢得了名动词奖,而其姐妹奖,最佳动词名词化奖,则由另一位顾问凭借这句“全球联络”(global touch-base)摘得。
ceremony
Are you often irritable?
Rihanna vs. Rosario Dawson Both stars wore this long satin Dolce & Gabanna dress in different colors.   蕾哈娜和罗莎里奥·道森都穿了这件款式一致颜色不同的D&G

These collaborations signal a moment where the cradle of innovation and the arbiters of fashion are finally embracing one another, says L2 research director Colin Gilbert. Style is not the only missing piece to the wearable puzzle, but it’s something to look forward to, Gilbert says. More than half of the report’s respondents want devices that feel more like jewelry while 62 percent would like more than wrist-worn devices.
Turkey dance “Fire” (Fire of Anatolia)
Yes. In 2018 President Trump will deliver on some of his protectionist campaign rhetoric by taking punitive actions against China. The most likely triggers for action will be official reports that the Trump administration has commissioned into China’s alleged theft of intellectual property, and its subsidised production of steel and aluminium. The president, spurred on by his trade team, is likely to order retaliatory measures, including tariffs. Whether that marks the first shot in a trade war will depend on how China reacts. A Chinese decision to impose retaliatory tariffs, or to take America to the World Trade Organization, will signal the opening of hostilities.
2012中国创新人物奖中国互联网行业常常被描述成冒牌王国,尤其是对在中国被禁的那些公司的仿冒。中国搜索巨头百度(Baidu Inc.)的网站外观很像谷歌。腾讯的旗舰产品、即时信息服务QQ于1999年以OICQ的名字发布,与当时流行的即时信息服务ICQ功能相似。新浪(Sina Corp.)广受欢迎的微博总是被西方媒体说成“与推特(Twitter)类似”。
直播平台的观众可以给主播送需要花钱买的虚拟礼物。礼物的价格从0.1元到1000元不等。直播平台从中抽取一定比例的提成。
银行、基金公司和保险公司从内地涌向香港,收购这里的高端写字楼,导致香港政府宣布将释放更多土地,在火爆的城市中心地段进行商业再开发。
2015年末,中国银行业不良贷款率从1.25%升至1.67%,商业银行所持不良贷款额达到1.27万亿元人民币。
“能被评为全球最国际化的大学之一,这个名单中的所有学校都是值得祝贺的。这标志着它们拥有巨大的潜力、竞争力和发展动力。”
本文为与《创业者》杂志的合作内容。下文最初发表于Entrepreneur.com。

Metric transparency stimulates rapid improvements and fosters goal alignment. Measurement and reporting of cost is absolutely essential in moving the value equation.

A series of articles published between The New England Journal of Medicine and the Harvard Business Review aims to discover and suggest solutions to the issues currently ailing the U.S. healthcare system.1 The first installment focused on how to improve value on a large scale. The authors discuss the major barriers to realizing the value equation, along with some propositions for overcoming these barriers on a large scale.2 Although all six barriers are extremely difficult to surmount, the authors argue that because they are all mutually reinforcing in the current state, all will need to be addressed swiftly, tenaciously, and simultaneously.

In the ranking of finance programmes for students already working in the industry, London Business School regains the top place it occupied between 2011 and 2015, while Judge Business School at Cambridge university drops back into second place.

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清华大学和北京大学分别排在第14位和第17位,与它们去年各自的排名相同。
调查显示,大多数女性在求职时正在或者已经因性别偏见受到影响,因为雇主不愿意提供产假。为了避免雇主因需要付产假津贴和提高就业竞争力可能带来的歧视,据报道,一些女性求职者选择在大学毕业前结婚生子。
对工业大宗商品需求的下降尤为明显。中国房地产和制造业的严重供应过剩在近几个月抑制了对新产能的投资,进而削弱了对各种原材料的需求。
据新华社报道,全国青少年校园足球办公室近日表示,2016年中国已经拥有13381所“足球专业学校”,而69个区县正在学校里试点足球项目。
Author Anthony Horowitz has revealed the new book Trigger Mortis has been amended for modern readers and contains anti-smoking messages and for the first time an ‘outspoken’ gay friend.
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中国早已超越了俄罗斯成为紧随美国之后的世界第二大强国。
Annual shipments by Chinese smartphone manufacturers Huawei, OPPO and vivo rocketed all three companies into the world's top 5 smartphone manufacturers last year, according to the latest data released by third-party market intelligence firm IDC.

Actor in a Mini-Series or Movie: Courtney B. Vance, “The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story”
The album is a refreshingly fun pop gem that traverses New Wave, electro-disco and dance-pop.
2011年在达洛伊西奥15岁时,他就曾获得来自李嘉诚的种子投资。一年之后Summy发布,并在短短一个月内吸引了500,000名用户,在28个国家登上了新款应用软件热度榜的首位。对于一个连高中都还没毕业的人来说,雅虎的收购可谓意义深远。不过,达洛伊西奥的过人之处可不只是技术知识丰富这一点。在他连胡子都不用刮的时候,他就强烈向往、渴望著有朝一日能在科技领域做出一番大的成就。不仅要创新,还要有所成就,当然,还要大把赚钱。
包括加拿大在内的北美地区票房收入达到了111亿美元,同比去年上涨8%,这主要要归功于包括《侏罗纪公园》(本土票房6.52亿美元)、《复仇者联盟:奥创纪元》(4.59亿美元)、《头脑特工队》(3.56亿美元)等几部大卖影片。
《善地》
creative
5. It's a dog's life for the British
n. 饰带,花边,缎带
Enrollment: 511
The auction house said today that the auction, featuring two diamonds over 100 carats, drew buyers from more than 30 countries.
不会。华尔街策略师预测美国政府的10年期借贷成本将在未来一年攀升至3%以上,这话就像尴尬的办公室聚会一样是圣诞节那段时间的固定节目。鉴于美联储退出量化宽松和美国减税,今年的预测看起来更有可能实现。然而,压低通胀和长期债券收益率的长期重大因素依然存在,并且仍然被低估。2018年美联储将至少加息三次,但10年期收益率不会突破3%。
intelligence
Yes. In 2018 President Trump will deliver on some of his protectionist campaign rhetoric by taking punitive actions against China. The most likely triggers for action will be official reports that the Trump administration has commissioned into China’s alleged theft of intellectual property, and its subsidised production of steel and aluminium. The president, spurred on by his trade team, is likely to order retaliatory measures, including tariffs. Whether that marks the first shot in a trade war will depend on how China reacts. A Chinese decision to impose retaliatory tariffs, or to take America to the World Trade Organization, will signal the opening of hostilities.

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Writing for a Variety Special: Patton Oswalt, “Patton Oswalt: Talking for Clapping”
在007电影主题曲榜单上,《女王密使》的主题曲获得荣誉推荐。
It is the thirdhighest overall behind the two Indian management academies at Ahmedabad and Bangalore, with respective salaries of $109,000 and $106,000.
Literally in the last seconds of the match the Dutch scored its second equalizer. During stoppage time China scored a third goal which won them the Robot World Cup Soccer 2013.
连平说道:“在2017年的低基准上,今年CPI可能会以一个更快的速度上涨,但在需求稳定、货币环境紧张的背景下,不会出现明显的通胀压力。”
The state-sponsored purchasing managers' index fell from 50.8 in October to 50.3 in November, the lowest reading since March. Any level above 50 indicates expansion.
Moving away from fossil fuels to renewable energy is surely the most important engineering and scientific challenge of our age.
会。梅亚德是执政党革命制度党(PRI)的候选人。他主要的竞争对手是强硬的左翼领导人安德烈斯曼努埃尔洛佩斯奥夫拉多尔(Andrés Manuel López Obrador)——可以感召人群的激情演说家。梅亚德需要克服很多问题:在去年1月一夜间把油价上调20%、引发通胀飙升后,他必须说服选民自己仍然是可以信任的。他还必须证明自己是个有主见的人,而不仅仅是这届不受欢迎的政府的傀儡——在遏制猖獗的腐败和犯罪行为方面,这届政府极为失败。但是凭借强大的PRI拉票机器,他可能势不可挡。在墨西哥只有一轮选举的体制下,30%的选票可能就足以让他当选总统了。
Amazon, Starbucks and Facebook have seen their brand values shoot up in 2016 compared with 2015. Amazon’s 59 per cent rise in value to $99bn and seventh place ranking, is partly due to its ability to create demand and not just satisfy it, according to Elspeth Cheung, head of BrandZ valuation at Millward Brown. She says Amazon’s one-hour delivery service has put pressure on other retailers to speed up delivery times while the online retailer’s move into logistics poses a threat to courier services UPS, FedEx and DHL.
You see all kinds of grisly, hairy characters on the Tube but few commuters would've expected to see a pack of pandas on the platform.
9.在培养皿中跳动的心脏
The dumbest 'smart' objects of 2016

These contraptions, including a nano-sized car, are so small that they’re invisible to the human eye.
"Machines will be stronger and smarter than human beings, but they will never be wiser," he said, "because one thing's for sure: Wisdom, soul and heart are things that only human beings possess, and machines can never enjoy failure, success, friendship or love."
这里并不是要给特斯拉浇一瓢冷水。它已经证明自己具有生产一款复杂、先进且外观诱人的产品的能力。但无论是特斯拉自己的内部预测,还是投资人对其股票的追捧,都基于同样一个预期,那就是特斯拉未来依然会延续最近的大热势头。这是一种危险的假设,原因如下:
美式快餐发源企业、《财富》美国500强公司麦当劳(McDonald's))上周四宣布,它将用200亿美元进行股票回购和派发股息,由此加入了过去18个月企业界的股票回购浪潮。
For years, slow emissions declines in the West have been swamped by rising emissions in the East, and the trend continued in 2013. China's emissions grew 4.2 percent and India's 5.1 percent. Both countries have been constructing coal-burning power plants at a breakneck pace.
安德烈?艾席蒙2007年的小说改编成的这部电影是今年最受赞誉的电影之一。刚刚崭露头角的21岁演员蒂莫西?柴勒梅德饰演一个住在意大利的年轻人,他和比他年长的艾米?汉莫饰演的大学生发生了一段火热的恋情。这部电影今年一月份在圣丹斯电影节上首映后,BBC文化评论员山姆?亚当斯就给该电影打了五星,并盛赞了柴勒梅德和汉莫之间的“火花”,摄影师镜头下阳光灿烂的意大利美景,微妙的细节和剧本的深度。该片将是最有希望争夺奥斯卡奖的电影之一,定于11月24日在美国上映。(资料来源:索尼经典电影公司)
It's lightweight and rolls up easily for travel.
"I'm always amazed at how many people tell their co-workers about their job search," Kay says. "That's one of the worst things you can do." Ideally, you wouldn't tell any co-workers, but you may have to if you want them to serve as references. In that case, Kay says, "you need to pick people who you really trust, who don't have a hidden agenda and who won't let it slip."
在可预见的未来,我国会见证第三产业的繁荣发展。该报告称,相关专业,包括法律、新闻传播和管理学,预计将扮演更重要的角色。

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剧烈动荡石油产量—随着更加缓慢增长的世界经济—造成了原油价格从2013年100美元一桶到2014年年末的几乎50美元一桶的大幅下降,而在美国国内2014年初却造成了通货膨胀的相反影响
马克?高恩洛夫(Mark Gongloff)在《赫芬顿邮报》(Huffington Post)上警告说:“一季度美国经济增长的大幅降级揭示了经济体挥之不去的疲弱,暴露了华盛顿执迷于财政紧缩的愚蠢,并给美联储最新的乐观打了一记响亮的耳光。”而随着政治局势的恶化,增长速度还会进一步放缓。
《使女的故事》
n. 企业,事业,谋划,进取心
Arriving at the stage, he said: "What an incredible honour, that meant a lot. Two years ago we found ourselves submerged deep in nature with all its complications and all the beauty that it gave us cinematically.
Experts say that 2016 was a remarkable year for the Chinese film industry as it realized growth while facing multiple challenges including the rapid development of the internet, the increasingly sophisticated tastes of Chinese audiences, and the economic downturn in the country.
Spending on medicines in "pharmergingmarkets" will rise more than 50 percent over the next five years, ThePharma Letter said, citing IMS.
4. 西班牙企业学院
前十强还包括排第二的卢森堡大学,第四的洛桑联邦理工学院,第五的日内瓦大学,第七的苏黎世联邦理工学院,第八的圣加仑大学,第九的新加坡国立大学和第十的帝国理工学院(伦敦大学)。
碧昂斯与妮琪·米娜(Nicki Minaj),《完美》(Flawless, Remix),Parkwood/Columbia
最后的预言:疲软的经济增长将延续至2010年。在春天前,奥巴马的白宫都不得不扮演美国政治中心的角色,美国商业界也终于开始相信会出现温和复苏。
Song “The Spring Blossom” (Na Ying)
"When the actual dependency ratio of pension insurance gets down to three to one, the payment cannot be lower than 17 percent. If it drops to two to one ratio, it means that everyone is going to pay 25 percent. The financial burden gets heavier when the dependency ratio gets lower. The restructuring of pension system must be finalized in two years." Yang said.
They will get more creative in 2018, including on non-cash benefits. Bank of America, for example, has just introduced a programme allowing employees of the global banking and markets unit to take a sabbatical — on full pay — for up to six weeks in a year. There are conditions: people must have been with the bank for at least a decade, and can request the time once every five years, to a maximum of three. But in a memo circulated this week, seen by the Financial Times, chief operating officer Tom Montag urged eligible employees to consider it.
玛丽亚姆·谢里夫(Maryam Sharif)

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China's economic performance in the past few years should suffice to put predictions of a hard landing to a full stop. China's economy will continue to enjoy medium-high growth and be upgraded to higher levels
不会。结束罗伯特穆加贝(Robert Mugabe)长达37年的执政(军方在这件事上也帮了点忙)后,埃默森姆南加古瓦(Emmerson Mnangagwa)承诺在2018年举行自由选举。这引出了一个问题:他可能会输掉大选。他至少要装作选举是公平的,因为他需要政治献金来扭转经济。这将意味着要推行选举改革——可能会让其不受欢迎的非洲民族联盟-爱国阵线(Zanu-PF)输掉选举。即使姆南加古瓦准备好在选举中赌一把,还不清楚军方愿不愿意。已经把自己的人推上台的津巴布韦将军们,不太可能会容许公众再把他踢下去。
其中,国产动作片《战狼2》位居榜首,成了中国史上收入最高的影片,门票销售狂揽56.8亿元。
n. 压力,压强,压迫
不过,多个大城市新建住宅价格增速似乎已显著放缓。
Lots of managers recalled extreme etiquette errors. The applicant
The retail side, she says, “is nascent and a mixed bag”. All countries in the region have a lot of work to do, she says, adding the Australian example has proven that regulatory changes can make a significant difference to generating pockets of interest.
Once you grow your hair slightly longish, be sure to play with it at every opportunity.
如果你热爱生存,那么脑死亡是一件不美好的事。而且,如果你想用空闲的大脑来替换,那你是绝对找不到的。当然,也许有一天,我们能将大脑放入头骨中,但是大脑跟别的器官不同。它装有你所有的思想和记忆。人们能在你头里放一个新的大脑,但是你还是不存在,所以人造大脑这种想法看起来很荒谬。
另一方面,2月PPI同比下降4.9%,低于1月5.3%的同比降幅。2月PPI降幅为8个月以来最低降幅。
The relatively stable global outlook must continue if 2014 is to be the kind of economic year Americans have been hoping for throughout the recovery.

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adj. 社会的,社交的
Democracy is at bottom a civilised form of civil war.
1995年,荷兰维和部队未能阻止波黑塞族军队在位于波黑东部的斯雷布雷尼察杀害8000名穆斯林男子和男孩。
当年秋天开学后,达洛伊西奥开始感觉到肩上背负起了来自投资方的巨大压力。他需要改善软件的运算法则,于是他找到了以色列一个从事自然语言处理的编程团队,并签订了合同。他还用谷歌(Google)搜索找到了一位居住在泰国、在该领域有过重要著作的退休教授。达洛伊西奥说,他成了我们的科研主管,他现在在雅虎的森尼维尔办公室工作。
St. Vincent “Digital Witness” (Loma Vista/Republic)
Trium跃升3名,击败由凯洛格管理学院(Kellogg School of Management)与香港科技大学(HKUST)联合推出的课程,后者多年来一直高居排行榜榜首。这是Trium首次登上排行榜榜首,也是14年来第四个登上榜首的课程。
Morocco is home to nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites, mainly ancient towns and old city ruins, making it a decent choice for history lovers.
"The average salary level of employees grew by about 6.3 percent year on year in the first three quarters of last year, while China's annual GDP growth stood at 6.7 percent in 2016, both slowing from a year earlier," Jin added.
研究显示,通过短信获取重置码、备选邮箱来恢复登陆的有效性分别为81%、75%。
《银河护卫队》之所以能成为一部大获成功的超级英雄系列电影,原因之一就是它的幽默感。这部影片充满了自嘲和讽刺。观看这部影片的时候,你不会一直笑个不停,但至少会有一些瞬间让你哈哈大笑,比如树人和克里斯?帕特出场的时候。
Izabella Kaminska
4. Booing isn't just for pantomimes
Payouts also varied substantially between industries and cities. The average bonus at financial institutions was over Rmb17,200, while those in the education sector got less than half of that on average at less than Rmb7,500.
Among French schools, Toulouse Business School made the best progress, up 14 places, after featuring in the Executive MBA ranking for the first time.

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Agents and investment institutions are now flooding the sector, causing additional changes to content and platforms in the world's second-largest economy, the report said. A number of Internet gurus, including Lei Jun, investor and founder of tech firm Xiaomi, Zhou Hongyi, CEO of Qihoo 360 Technology, and China's richest man Wang Jianlin have all directly supported live video-streaming websites, a strong indication of the growing interest from capital investment.
adj. 民主的,大众的,平等的
5. 杜克大学福库商学院
Detectives have laid charges, but said they will not release the details of the offenses until Friday when both the 18-year-old and the youth are expected to appear in court.
protocol
反对:在颁奖季前一年早早上映可能不利于其冲奖。
不过,五家总部驻北京的旅行社表示,他们仍在销售3月份的韩国游产品,而中国最大在线旅游公司携程(Ctrip)也做了同样表态。中国三大国有航空公司的代表向彭博(Bloomberg)表示,他们并未收到要求停止销售赴韩国机票的指示。
The January-to-November period in the United States this year was the warmest first 11 months of any year on record for the contiguous states. And 2012 will likely surpass 1998 as the warmest year on record for the nation, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
invigorate

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Conclusion

他说,本周早些时候他和美国国务卿克里的会谈显示,美国准备朝“解决只有通过共同努力方能解决的问题”的方向发展。
PRICE PER SQUARE FOOT: $310
A Beautiful China where the sky is blue, the land is green, and the water runs clear
But if the U.S. can avert that Washington-made crisis, the outlook for workers finding jobs is actually looking pretty good for next year. For one thing, the damage of superstorm Sandy will have to be repaired, meaning jobs in construction and retail. Businesses, meanwhile, which have held off investing and hiring because of uncertainty over the fiscal outlook, might finally open their wallets. That means more jobs, too.[qh]
采光。在工作中,光线是很重要的,不要用上大学时候的那个小台灯了,用个更别致更有创意的灯吧。
China has long since eclipsed Russia as the world's number two power behind the US.
2.人工眼睛
2016年上半年,《实验心理学》期刊刊登了一项研究,题为“绘画效应:帮你在无障碍回忆的过程中构筑可靠强大的记忆力”。虽然这篇文章的题目看起来有点长、有点复杂,但是它证明的观点其实很简单,即把单词画出来的记忆方式能够建立更为优质牢固的记忆。研究的主持人进行了一个简单任务实验,在实验中,一位参与者要求画出简单的单词,比如常见的水果,接着,他被要求回忆自己画的是些什么单词。另一些参与者被要求重复朗读给出的单词。


Dr. Scheurer is a hospitalist and chief quality officer at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. She is physician editor of The Hospitalist. Email her at [email protected].

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  1. World's Most International Universities Ranking 2016 by The Times Higher Education included 200 universities from 28 countries. It employed indicators such as the proportion of international staff, the number of international students and research papers published with at least one co-author from another country of each institution.
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    10) I often make a fuss about unimportant things 0 1 2 3 4

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