OrthoNow

Month: August 2014

Dr. Alejandro Badia, CEO and Chief Medical Officer at OrthoNOW™ Doral, South Florida's only Orthopaedic Urgent Care Center, is named as one of the Top 100 Under 50 Diverse Executive Leaders by Diversity MBA Magazine

Fort Lauderdale, Fl., July 22, 2014 Diversity MBA Magazine, an internationally distributed publication, announced the names of the Top 100 under 50 Diverse Executive and Emerging Leaders for 2014. This year was the most competitive yet and Chief Medical Officer at OrthoNOW™ Doral, Dr. Alejandro Badia, was among the leaders chosen. Dr. Badia was selected …

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Outpatient Facilities in High Demand as ObamaCare Takes Shape

Many Americans believe that the health care industry will benefit from President Obama’s health care legislation known as the Affordable Care Act. Growth in the area of outpatient medical centers was something that was already expected as the immense baby boomer generation ages. However, the prospect of extending health insurance to an estimated 30 million …

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Hospital operators and Obamacare Prescription for change

America’s hospital industry prepares for upheavalAMERICA’S hospitals are the most expensive part of the world‘s most ex— pensive health system. They accounted for $851 billion, or 31%, of American health spending in 2011. If they were a country, they would be the world’s 16th-1argest economy. And they are in the midst of dramatic change, much …

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As Hospital Prices Soar, a Stitch Tops $500

By ELISABETH ROSENTHAL DECEMBER 2, 2013SAN FRANCISCO — With blood oozing from deep lacerations, the two patients arrived at California Pacific Medical Center’s tidy emergency room. Deepika Singh, 26, had gashed her knee at a backyard barbecue. Orla Roche, a rambunctious toddler on vacation with her family, had tumbled from a couch, splitting open her …

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Drive-Thru Health Care: How McDonald's Inspired An Urgent Care Gold Rush

This story appears in the July 21, 2014 issue of Forbes. The path to owning your own medical practice typically runs through more than a decade of schooling, grinding through medical school, residency and years of specialty training. Unless you’re Rick Crews. “I knew next to nothing about health care,” says the proud owner of …

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