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Robotics in Healthcare no Anachronism

December 19, 2012


The end of the year always seems like a good time to address the future; people seem to be attuned to change and ideas about a better tomorrow. Robots have held a fascination factor with techies and futurists for some time.  Jetsons and Roomba jokes aside, robotics has been a relevant topic in business and healthcare quite […]

Entrepreneurs Working on Healthcare ‘Revolution’

December 8, 2012


For those entrenched in the healthcare industry, Inc. magazine’s article on the imminent healthcare revolution will likely not be an epiphany. Access to care, digital health records, patient education and empowerment, post-discharge care management—these are not new concerns for today’s care giver or healthcare administrator. What I find educational about this piece is that it is […]

Adjusting Expectations Redux

December 6, 2012


Eleven months ago I wrote about how communication between two people can be a challenge because of a major difference in expectations. At that time, I related the story of a critical access hospital (CAH) CEO that, with USDA loans in hand in November 2010, was “ready to begin” his new replacement project…or so I thought. […]