Posts

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and Pediatricians

After receiving my third invite to a $450 “Learn What the ARRA Funding Will Do For You” seminar this week, I’ve decided to run a piece I wrote for the SOAPM newsletter that was released a few weeks ago.  Of course, you can become a SOAPM member and get these messages (and better/more!) a lot …

The State of Pediatric Concierge Medicine

The Fall SOAPM newsletter has been out for a bit and yours truly did a piece on concierge medicine.  I have a fun follow-up  to it, too!  Make sure you join SOAPM – it’s only $30/year – to get the rest of the newsletter… The State of Pediatric Concierge Medicine The practice of “concierge medicine” …

Quick (Aetna, SOAPM)

I’m busy writing another piece for the SOAPM newsletter and it’s really taking up my time. I’m truly honored to be given the opportunity to provide them comment but, whew, it takes a lot of work. That is, it’s one thing to ramble on in a blog (this is a good example), but it’s a …

More About the Myths of Medical Supergroups

I have had the distinct pleasure and honor to be allowed a few moments in the most recent issue of the SOAPM newsletter. I believe they will have it on-line for their members any-moment-now, but I do know that the printed version has gone out, as I have already received three phone calls about it. …

More Housecleaning

I have a backup of pediatric benchmarks (a really cool location-adjusted revenue one is coming), but some items I have to get out of my queue: A WSJ view of a program being put together by some major employers (Bridges to Excellence) to promote the use of the medical home.  Skipping the middle-man (known as …