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  • Dr. Bennet Omalu

    Concussion and the Parallel Journey

    That’s not the actor Will Smith standing next to me, it is Dr. Bennet Omalu, the real-life “star” of the movie Concussion.  Dr. Omalu was the dinner speaker at the recent meeting of the Vizient Mid-Atlantic Region leadership in Williamsburg, VA.  His story and the Vizient story share some interesting parallels. Dr. Omalu is a more »

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    Arnie’s Army

    While I am not a golfer, I have an appreciation for its history and the role that Arnold Palmer continues to play, even into the 21st century.  A native Pennsylvanian, Palmer learned the game from his father (head pro and groundskeeper at LaTrobe Country Club) and is one of the best professional golfers the game more »

  • Texas

    Don’t Mess with Texas

    Last week I wrote about the Trivergent MSO in Maryland, (“Canary in the Coal Mine”) and their  overarching structure which associates three distinct community hospital members.  Well, it appears I’ve discovered a trend in the form of the Texas Care Alliance (TCA), headquartered in Dallas.  According to their summary strategic plan, TCA was created in more »

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Jun

Concussion and the Parallel Journey

That’s not the actor Will Smith standing next to me, it is Dr. Bennet Omalu, the real-life “star” of the movie Concussion.  Dr. Omalu was the dinner speaker at...
24
May

Arnie's Army

While I am not a golfer, I have an appreciation for its history and the role that Arnold Palmer continues to play, even into the 21st century.  A native...
05
May

Don’t Mess with Texas

Last week I wrote about the Trivergent MSO in Maryland, (“Canary in the Coal Mine”) and their  overarching structure which associates three distinct community hospital members.  Well, it appears...
02
May

Canary in the Coal Mine

The State of Maryland has been on a unique journey for the last two years as the only state in the nation where healthcare is currently delivered under a...
28
Apr

Meeting a Winner!

I did not know the winner of the inaugural Hearst Health Prize until the moment that Hearst Health CEO & President Dr. Gregory Dorn and I opened the envelope...
15
Apr

Deep Space

As a boy growing up in the 1960’s, I often dreamt of being an astronaut and envied the fighter pilots-turned space explorers who seemed to have “all the right...

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