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Healthcare IT Strategy · 4d ago

Why Should Healthcare Consumerism be 99% Invisible?

The woman walking from the hospital should have been watching where she was walking rather than speaking on her phone.  She did not see the sinkhole until she fell into it, at which point se...
Healthcare IT Strategy · 3W ago

Healthcare Consumerism: Only One Of Us Was Male

There were four of us in the car and we were driving to the Dallas-Fort Worth airport. Of the three, one of us was a male. The other three were not. The math is simple; the ride was not. The...
Healthcare IT Strategy · 4W ago

The Top 15 Ways To Improve Access & Engagement

I have developed a certain affection for the television shows Survivor, Naked and Afraid, and Life Below Zero.  If you are not familiar with the shows, their premise is to determine who amon...
Healthcare IT Strategy · 1M ago

Healthcare Consumerism: Ask Betty

I was awoken by a strobe of orange light flashing through my bedroom windows.  I peeked outside and saw a human caravan making their way to my backyard.  By the time I had dressed and made m...
Healthcare IT Strategy · 1M ago

“Your Insurance Policy Does Not Cover Ponies”

During my run, today I started thinking about the call I had with my healthcare insurance provider. It was not a pleasant experience.  The more I thought about the call, the more confused I ...
Healthcare IT Strategy · 1M ago

Why Is Healthcare Trying To Sell Socks?

There are 1,541,335 people in the US named Paul.  Four thousand and thirty-five people are surnamed Roemer.  And there are twenty-one people named Paul Roemer.  Among those are a PhD economi...
Healthcare IT Strategy · 1M ago

Healthcare Payer Business Model–The Grinch Who Stole Christmas

Karen, a good friend, dropped by this weekend.  She brought croissants and her Scottish terrier, I guess thinking we would eat one of the two.  The dog bared its teeth and growled at me, whi...
Healthcare IT Strategy · 2M ago

Healthcare Payers: To Pay Or Not To Pay

The gimlet-eyed woman sitting next to me on the flight looked like she probably knew ten ways to kill me using sesame seeds. She had precisely aligned, glimmering white teeth that indicated ...
Healthcare IT Strategy · 2M ago

Healthcare: If Everything Else Fails, Eat A Slim-Jim

I don’t play well in public. Contrary to what you may believe, I do not have special powers of perception. Like you, I’m just a customer and a patient. However, I have a very short fuse when...
Healthcare IT Strategy · 2M ago

Healthcare: All And All It’s Just Another Brick In The Wall

It occurred to me while evaluating the contributions a select group of savants gave us over the last few hundred years, that the number of savants, at least in specific areas, has hit the in...