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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 »

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    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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    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 population-based budget.  Maryland “promised” the federal government that by the end of 2018, 80% of hospital revenue in the state, for state residents, would shift away more »

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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...
05
Apr

A Heart to Heart Conversation at the ACC

Picture the largest auditorium in North America, at the McCormick Place in Chicago, overflowing with more than 3,600 cardiologists from around the country and abroad.  Now, add in the...

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