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  • Is the Patient Losing Out Once Again?

    The Texas Medical Board (TMB) on April 10, 2015, voted to accept a proposed rule change that would prohibit physicians licensed in Texas from prescribing medicine over the phone or by video conference to a patient they have never seen before in person. This change will undoubtedly affect the use of telemedicine as we know it today as a tool to care for patients in their homes, retirement ...
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  • The Three "I's" of Decision Making

    There is unanimous agreement that healthcare leaders are facing significantly complex challenges today that all require solutions to be put into place as quickly as possible. The identification of these solutions require a sound decision-making process by the CEO, the Leadership Team, and the Board. Although making these decisions might seem at times ominous, the task can be made easier by ...
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  • Operations

    In January 2015 a Forbes’ magazine article headline, “UnitedHealth’s $43 Billion Exit From Fee-For-Service Medicine” for some reason struck me as funny. It’s not as though it was new information. Back in July 2014, Forbes ran an article, “Blue Cross’ $65 Billion Move Away From Fee-For-Service Medicine.” Both articles discussed the transition to ...
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  • RMHA Healthcare Predictions for 2015

    Because of both continuing and new challenges in the healthcare industry, more transformational changes will be required for success in 2015 and beyond. Replacing the competitive model which has driven hospitals, health systems, and physicians for decades will be an environment requiring collaboration, accountability, and an alignment of incentives for all stakeholders to do what is necessary for ...
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  • Did Our 2014 Predictions Become the New Reality?

    As we did in our first blog last year, in which we reviewed the credibility of our predictions for the healthcare industry in 2013, we begin this new year by reviewing our predictions that we made for 2014. We again ask the question – have our fourteen predictions become the new reality? 1. Rapid change continued to occur in all components of the healthcare arena even though there continues ...
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