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Clinically, Still Fat to Be Cut

March 26, 2013


The primary statistic on waste in the U.S. healthcare industry has been consistent over the past three or four years:  1/3 of healthcare spending is wasted. In the U.S., the sources of unproductive healthcare spending are linked to, in ascending order: Missed prevention Fraud Overcharging Inefficient delivery of clinical care Administrative inefficiencies Unnecessary care Unnecessary […]

PDC Summit Rant Retrospective

March 21, 2013


I have been out of the blog loop for a little while for various reasons.  One of those reasons was to attend the annual ASHE Planning Design and Construction (PDC) Summit for Healthcare last month.  The last six years I have attended the PDC Summit, arguably the best conference for bringing healthcare providers and designers […]