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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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A Pivot

After five years, we’re going to make a slight pivot with the blog, reducing the number of weekly posts and complimenting it with some periodic topical whitepapers.

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Many Thanks

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

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Reindeer Games

In a fanciful Christmas scenario, we wonder if the election results and a court ruling on Obamacare sets up a cooperative, bi-partisan effort to fix healthcare.

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Your Spring Marketing Campaign

A study of banking transaction data suggests that many people quickly spend their tax refund on elective healthcare.

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Nicking the Animal’s Ear

Incoming House Democrat leadership announces a return of earmarks in the budget appropriations process, which should be a boon to large non-profit health systems.

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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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