Monthly Archives: September 2012

Say that again

On Tuesday, August 28, a judge threw out Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan’s summary of a health care ballot measure.  The judge felt like the original summary was leading and did not accurately portray the true meaning of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

You can make a difference, just like Gordon

These are uncertain times in health care and it is important that we protect our interest as a health care organization.  There are several looming topics in Washington D.C. that could potentially threaten our ability to provide the high quality … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Would you want to know?

None of us are perfect and our genes are proof.  Genetic testing has become more affordable and one area that genetic testing is gaining steam is in testing for heart disease. In many instances, genes that cause heart disease are dominant.  … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Apps, you can do most anything from a phone

On August 27th the Wall Street Journal contained a special insert listing the best Apps for whatever you might want to do.  I have a smartphone like many of you do and I have my fair share of apps, most of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

We need answers

The Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the ACA settled a few issues but the ability of states to opt out of the Medicaid expansion has raised a few more. U.S. hospitals want to know what’s going on with Medicaid. The … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

IPAB

IPAB – it’s not a typo.  IPAB stands for The Independent Payment Advisory Board and it’s a piece of the health care reform law that I’ve not yet talked about.  The IPAB is a group of 15 health experts, appointed … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Walk this way

“Walk this way” is the title to an Aerosmith song and it may also be the theme song for one of our Rehab and Wellness Staff – at least according to the patient feedback below. Dear Randy Wertz, I know that I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment