Hopes, dreams and economic changes

Hopes, dreams and economic changes

Our new CFO, Ben Bowman, and I got together (social distance style) to talk economics. It’s not as boring or nerdy as it sounds… we sat down to talk more about the changes we’d like to see in healthcare economics.  Here are the four big changes we’d like to see in...
The real costs of “free” virtual care

The real costs of “free” virtual care

With the newly relaxed regulations in virtual care,  there have been a number of new entrants in the space—many of which are offering free, or nearly free, solutions. But, are these solutions really free? In this vlog, I dissect the three very real costs of “free”....
Virtual care predictions with a side of humble pie

Virtual care predictions with a side of humble pie

Back in January, I made four predictions about what I thought would happen in virtual care this year. In this week’s vlog, I revisit those bold predictions (spoiler alert: there’s lots of humble pie to be served up) and even make two more for the rest of the year....
Recouping Revenue with Virtual Care

Recouping Revenue with Virtual Care

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been thinking a lot about what the rest of 2020 will look like for healthcare. Right now, health systems have the opportunity to make virtual care a part of their success story, instead of just using it as a COVID-19 band-aid.  Here are...
Say goodbye to old school dial-up telemedicine

Say goodbye to old school dial-up telemedicine

Over the past couple weeks, one question has dominated my world: Can the current telemedicine ecosystem continue to handle the influx of patients we’re seeing?  Let me give you my two cents, though forewarning, I don’t mince my words. The ecosystem is fine.  The...