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Innovative EMS Provider Saves Dollars, Adds Value

19 December, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
Publisher’s Note: This is the first of a multi-part series on how innovative employees and organizations that encourage out-of-the-box thinking can reduce costs, improve care and add long-term value to the current dysfunctional healthcare model.  If you have ideas for future blogs, contact John at A Fort Worth Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agency is […] Read more»

We Live In Interesting Times

1 October, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
Two days to the first presidential debate, 36 days to Nov. 6, 92 days to the fiscal cliff… In a speech in South Africa in 1966, Robert Kennedy said: “There is a Chinese curse which says ‘May he live in interesting times.’ “Like it or not we live in interesting times. They are times of danger […] Read more»

Texas Provider Shows Local Innovation, Not Congress, Will Lead Real Reform

18 October, 2011 Posted by John G. Self
Here is one interesting example of where a creative group of healthcare executives conceived a plan to improve quality and access while saving real-world dollars. Read more»