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Part 1 - The Opiate Epidemic: Applying Better Matching and Analysis

Part 1 - The Opiate Epidemic: Applying Better Matching and Analysis

Our country is dealing with an epidemic - the abuse of opiates.  While they are medically necessary, the opiate epidemic leads to a death rate equivalent to a 747 crashing once a week. There is an immeasurable cost on society from recovery programs, incarceration, non-productivity, and broader emotional trauma. Early success can be credited to prescriber education and implementation of state-level Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs). This blog advocates a cost-effective and highly-effective approach using a shared PDMP with the state of the art in referential matching, real-time behavior analytics, and accurate national data sets indicating fraudulent IDs.

Time to Break the Stranglehold Insurance Companies Have on Healthcare

Time to Break the Stranglehold Insurance Companies Have on Healthcare

Read another article today about cash-pay doctors and have my own personal experience with a cash-pay primary care physician. Struggling with the challenge of creating a fair system that pays properly for medical care instead of feeding bloated insurance bureaucracies. Self-insured business entities, give a brief glimpse of a way to fundamentally change the way care service is delivered, measured, coordinated, and therefore, purchased.