Will ‘unprecedented’ times lead to unprecedented change?

Will ‘unprecedented’ times lead to unprecedented change?

Whether in reports from journalists, briefings from government officials, or socially-distanced conversations with next-door neighbors, “unprecedented” seems to be the word on everyone’s lips these days. It is certainly true that in the United States, we have not...
Coronavirus could be the catalyst for rethinking the healthcare status-quo

Coronavirus could be the catalyst for rethinking the healthcare status-quo

The spread of COVID-19 has turned the U.S. healthcare industry upside down, and healthcare executives and professionals are having to relearn how to care for patients in the midst of a pandemic.  The loss of life and peace of mind are sobering.  I also believe that...
Technology and price transparency are aligning to disrupt traditional healthcare—for the better

Technology and price transparency are aligning to disrupt traditional healthcare—for the better

There is reluctance in the healthcare industry to adopt new price transparency technology.  Some healthcare providers are ignoring it all together, saying they’ll wait and see if anything comes of it. But this technology isn’t “coming.” It’s already here. With the...
Will hospital price transparency impact the patient-physician relationship?

Will hospital price transparency impact the patient-physician relationship?

The relationship between physician and patient, has been the foundation of healthcare, built on empathy, honesty, and trust.  Will moves toward increased price transparency change this foundational aspect of healthcare? Patient-physician relationship While there is...