Yes, I am Myopic

I am not anti-big health system. I am not universally opposed to physicians becoming employed by big health systems. Sometimes, that is the best alternative.

But I am a big believer in the value of the independent physician practice.


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.



We’ve been on a little break. OK, an 18 month break.

If you missed us, thank you. I’ve not been off eating bon bons, but as you might guess, our clients have been more than a little busy trying to fight the alligators in the healthcare swamp. The good news is that being so immersed on the ground has provided some READ MORE »


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

Yes, I'd like to get Tim's blog.