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The Future of Healthcare: Going Out On A Limb

14 May, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
HOUSTON, Texas – Being a healthcare futurist is easy.  The hard job is being a futurist that gets it right. The truth is that anyone, me included, who attempts to paint a picture of what the future of healthcare holds does so at their own futurist/forecasting peril.  No one knows for certain what, specifically, is […] Read more»

ACA + Deficit Reduction – Cuts to Healthcare = Opportunity

18 November, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
It’s over. That period of time, and accompanying belief system, where regardless of how messy attempts to reform healthcare become, that everything will somehow work out, that the business model we know will survive relatively unchanged, is just not realistic. Yet, you would be surprised how much wishful thinking is detracting some healthcare CEOs and […] Read more»

Will The Real Game Changer Please Stand Up?

23 October, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
Healthcare executives are primarily focusing on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) as the next big game changer for healthcare delivery.  They are probably right to focus on ACA today, but this event is only the set up for the biggest healthcare game changer in modern history. That will be deficit reduction.  Medicare, […] Read more»