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It Is Not About the Price

Becoming a focused care delivery platform is about more than just revenue streams; it requires physician practices to solve a bigger problem.

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Purse in the Road

As practices expand to become a platform, adding revenue sources is a key part, but too many physicians get trapped looking for an easy answer that is not sustainable, or worse.

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Evolving Etymology

One long-term path to continued independence involves the practice becoming more of a care delivery platform.  Generating revenue from multiple services is one key element of the platform idea.

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Pronunciation Options

Increasingly, the options for independence involve one of two fundamental choices.  One of those – the niche strategy – has more options available than ever before.

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Audio Jambalaya

Several emerging solutions around AI-enabled voice assistants may finally help solve the documentation burden that has been laid on physicians.

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There Goes the Neighborhood

CVS’s new Health HUB concept stores provide insight into the emerging healthcare strategy for the retail giant.

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The Warm and Sleepy Anura Myth

A simple measure of healthcare affordability took a big jump in 2018, setting the stage for discussions of more and more extreme policy interventions.

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Wale Friction

The high degree of friction in the processes between providers and payers shows just how far healthcare has to go to catch up with other industries.

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Not Grandma’s Phone

Apple continues to move aggressively into healthcare, building an information-based platform company that will approach the market in very non-traditional ways.

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My 2019 Cocktail Napkin Picture

As we move forward in 2019, we’ll work to organize the blog posts around four big ideas that are reshaping healthcare.

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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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