Simplify your life in 2020 It’s a new decade. Time to get these privacy-invasive, depression-causing, money-sucking apps off your phone for good.
27+ smartphone apps you should delete before 2020 https://www.fastcompany.com/90435619/27-apps-to-delete-in-2020?utm_source=pocket-newtab [Source illustration: Jane_Kelly/iStock; Pavlo Stavnichuk/iStock] By Michael Grothaus The modern smartphone app has existed for almost a dozen years now—ever since Apple launched the App Store back in 2008. In that time, apps have become a part of our daily lives, and some of them have […]
Over my 45 years in the private practice of medicine the excessive costs we daily observed were primarily related to patient demand for additional unnecessary consultations; additional unnecessary laboratory testing; additional unnecessary x-rays; CT scans, MRI scans; additional unnecessary hospital days above that which was necessary for making the diagnosis and begin appropriate treatment. We […]
5. Lean HealthCare: Cost in Perspective Who’s To Blame For Our Rising Healthcare Costs? By Louis Goodman & Timothy Norbeck
Capital Flows Contributor Guest commentary curated by Forbes Opinion. Avik Roy, Opinion Editor. For many years and in countless articles, physicians have been the scapegoat for rising healthcare costs in the U.S. In fact, they have been blamed by many critics for the U.S. leading the world in healthcare expenditures. A close examination of the […]
Health insurance plans are supposed to give us peace of mind in case something unimaginable happens. After all, that’s when we need these medical benefits the most. More people just want catastrophic coverage and don’t want to have to pay high premiums for basic, every day care. If that’s you, these options normally include the […]
How many private jets are going to Davos in 2019? Based on official statistics for business jet use into and out of Zurich and St Gallen airports, we estimate 14% less private jet use in 2019 compared to 2018 Taking into account the average number of flights expected at both airports during the year, this […]
James Womack: The Lean MovementWith the current activity to increase the minimum wage, we need to review what James Womack said in 2008 when he was reflecting on the progress of the Lean Movement: “One critical indicator is our success in extending lean thinking to new industries and activities. In recent years I have been […]
www.lean.org. Lean Production Begins with LPPD by John Y. Shook Lean Product and Process Development (Insert PATIENT everyplace you see CUSTOMER/ Lean Production isn’t just about the factory. It doesn’t even begin there and certainly doesn’t end there. It ends with the customer. Where does it begin? Also with the customer. But that pithy statement […]
There are many forces dealing with controlling health care costs. All efforts have failed. In fact, most of these efforts have increased health care costs and also eliminated essential care. This has caused a decrease in the Quality of Care (QOC), the purported reason for policing doctors and hospitals. Controlling health care costs from the […]
Some health insurance carriers still tout zero deductible or zero copayment as the best deal in medicine. But this best deal is just temporary because it leads to excessive healthcare costs because of overutilization. This then eventually will lead to increasing insurance cost. When money is no object, price does not matter. If price does […]
This is the sine quo non-that will provide lean health care and reduce the cost of total health care. Feedback . . . Subscribe MedicalTuesday . . . Subscribe HealthPlanUSA . . . The Future of Health Care Has to Be Lean, Efficient and Personal.