Pulse: Healthcare


The Roaring ‘20s Then & Now: Insights on Healthcare’s Post-Pandemic Future

Today, for the first time in history, human beings must adapt to a rate of change beyond our natural capabilities. Weaving digital technologies into the fabric of daily life to ease adaptation, reduce stress and promote well-being is the challenge of our times. Big challenges require big solutions.

Gaming Payment at the Healthcare Casino

In the classic movie drama “Casablanca,” cynical restaurateur Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart) operates the rollicking Rick’s Café Américain in occupied French Morocco during the early years of World War II. France’s Vichy government controlled Morocco at that time and was collaborating with the Nazis in their quest to conquer North Africa.

How Healthcare Revolutionaries Think - 10 Questions with Thompson Aderinkomi

This interview is conducted by my colleague David Burda.

Stop Worrying About ACA Repeal (Part B): Concentrate on Game-Changing Interoperability & Transparency Regulations

Co-wrote with Matt Dumas,  the Founder and Managing Partner of Chasm Partners, a retained executive search firm focused on the healthcare technology and services space.

EconVue Spotlight - Operation Warp Speed October 31, 2020

Halloween weekend seems a good time to try to look past fears about the US elections to the lingering challenges that continue to haunt the global economy. As COVID cases accelerate, the hope that this disease would burn itself out has vanished, and a lasting economic recovery seems to hinge on finding a vaccine.  Beyond distribution, costs, vaccine reticence, and logistics, what are the hurdles we face once a preventative inoculation has been found?  

Stop Worrying About ACA Repeal: It’s Not Going to Happen (Part A)

Co-authored with Matt Dumas. Matt is the Founder and Managing Partner of Chasm Partners, a retained executive search firm focused on the healthcare technology and services space.

Part B of the article can be found here.

No Quiet Monument: EconVue Spotlight

Last weekend I drove through the Skokie Lagoons, just north of Chicago. They are both beautiful and manmade, created literally from the sweat of the Great Depression. Four million cubic tons of soil were removed to form a series of lagoons from the existing marshlands. It was one of the largest public works projects of FDR's Civilian Conservation Corps, employing thousands of men, including three African-American construction companies. Started in 1933, the project took until the beginning of the US entry into World War II in 1941 to complete.

Trump’s Bungled Pandemic Response Has Badly Damaged Americans’ Incomes

Donald Trump may have normalized cognitive dissonance for many of his supporters and some young people.  But wishing away the pandemic does not affect reality.  

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