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The Riemann Hypothesis

Increasingly, political watchers cannot imagine a path for Republicans to get a repeal and replace bill to the President’s desk, setting up the inevitable question of, ‘What then?’

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Get Your Mind Right

News flash…They cancelled the Marcus Welby TV show. No, really, it is off the air.

As healthcare gets blown up and reconstructed, that version of independent medicine is gone and it isn’t coming back. If you are reading here in hopes of finding some magic potion that can lead back to the good old days, you will be disappointed. Besides, if READ MORE »



Less Blame

The narratives about healthcare reform from both the right and the left are oversimplified and prevent us from really getting at changes that will lower the cost of healthcare.

 

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Blame the Physician

The narratives about healthcare reform from both the right and the left are oversimplified and prevent us from really getting at changes that will lower the cost of healthcare.

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Blame the Patient

The narratives about healthcare reform from both the right and the left are oversimplified and prevent us from really getting at changes that will lower the cost of healthcare.

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Horace the Prophet

Those of us who live in the forgotten time zone of the mountain region, the one never listed when the time of the TV shows are given, always liked the famous quote of Horace Greeley:

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Slingshots

On a long drive recently, my wife and I listened to an interview with Malcom Gladwell talking about his most recent book, ‘David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants.’

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Get Your Mind Right

News flash…They cancelled the Marcus Welby TV show. No, really, it is off the air.

As healthcare gets blown up and reconstructed, that version of independent medicine is gone and it isn’t coming back. If you are reading here in hopes of finding some magic potion that can lead back to the good old days, you will be disappointed. Besides, if READ MORE »



Winners and Losers

The rules of healthcare are changing and changing more dramatically than some people are ready to admit.

Industries go through change all the time, most of which is incremental. But sometimes the changes are so deep and so fundamental that what comes out the backside is very, very different. Or gone completely.

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ALN

Tim Coan, ALN’s CEO, writes an insightful and witty blog three times a week about a variety of topics relevant to independent physician practices.

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