OrthoNow

Month: May 2017

OrthoNOW CEO Named Health Care Hero Finalist

OrthoNOW CEO Named Health Care Hero Finalist Share on social media:          Alejandro Badia, M.D., FACS was named a finalist of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s annual Health Care Heroes Awards, which recognizes the collective actions of the individuals, institutions, and programs that have made an extraordinary impact in the South Florida healthcare community and …

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How Healthcare Franchising Impacts Access to Affordable Care

By: Christine Dura Access to affordable, quality healthcare is a major concern for everyone. Factors including; place of residence, income level, preexisting conditions, insurance coverage, age, corporate footprints, and provider reactions to supply and demand significantly influence an individual’s ability to gain entry to the world of medicine. Despite any future efforts to reform or …

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Dying to Be Cured

By: Christine Dura A recent study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine says medical errors should rank as the third leading cause of death in the United States. The Hopkins study, based on an analysis of prior studies, estimates that more than 250,000 Americans die each year from medical errors, which can include death from …

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CEOs Are in a Healthcare Holding Pattern as They Wait on the House Healthcare Bill

As featured in: Share on social media:          The House’s approval of President Trump’s American Health Care Act is obviously just the first stage of what promises to be a compelling, unpredictable and important drama over coming weeks and months. Many CEOs see some significant things they like in the bill, features they …

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Medical Franchising and the Retailization of Healthcare

By: Christine Dura The one truism of the Affordable Care Act is that this legislation created the empowered patient. The empowered patient evolved from technology, transparency and a lack of primary care providers needed to service the patient population. What the empowered patient demands from the medical marketplace is better outcomes, at a lower cost, …

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