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Telemedicine Veto Symbolic

June 19, 2014

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Earlier this month, Florida Governor Rick Scott vetoed three telemedicine funding initiatives.  Becker’s and other media reports did not seem to delve into the back story on the action.  In this case, a little speculation might be predictive and helpful to provide broader understanding. Governor Scott has taken considerable criticism from the state’s healthcare industry for […]

HC Fraud Real Relief Valve for U.S.

January 30, 2012

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Waste is a personal pet peeve of mine, so when I recently read Fast Company’s article “The $70 Billion Scam” my jaw hit the floor. Then I fumed. In light of the upcoming primary election (Florida’s is tomorrow), I reflected on the past few years of politics. So much energy has been put into healthcare reform, even before […]

Healthcare Lessons from Philanthropic Investing

July 1, 2011

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It is no secret the state of Florida and the Governor are dishing out tough love for its hospitals, in the ‘sink-or-swim’ vein.  More on that in a minute. Over the past five to ten years, a major paradigm shift for non-healthcare, non-profits has been the concept of philanthropic investing. Philanthropic investing is a way […]