April 26, 2017

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Richard Krasner, MA, MHA

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SPOTLIGHT: Richard Krasner, MA, MHA, Principal Consultant, FutureComp Consulting, and Blogger, Transforming Workers’ Comp 7151 Summer Tree Drive Boynton Beach, FL  33437 561-738-0458, 561-603-1685, cell richard_krasner@hotmail.com http://www.linkedin.com/in/richardkrasner Skype: richardkrasner About Richard Krasner Richard Krasner received a Master of Health Administration from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida, in December 2011, a Master of Arts […]

SIIA Wrap-Up: Standing-room Only Crowd at Break-Out Session

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It was not business as usual for the medical travel industry during the recent annual meeting of the Self Insurance Institute of America. At this well-attended event and with four outstanding panelists, the presentations and discussions were lively and thought-provoking.  Here’s an overview: Employer Direct Contracting: Game-Changing Medical Travel Trend Panel Chairperson:  Laura Carabello, Founder and […]

SIIA Conference: Is Direct Contracting Ready for Takeoff?

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  by Jeff Byers Healthcaredive.com-Conferences, generally speaking, are not a lively experience during educational sessions. It is with that mentality audience applause during a panel discussion on employer direct contracting warrants consideration. At the Self-Insurance Institute of America’s 35th Annual National Educational Conference and Expo, Cheryl Demars, CEO of employer-owned and -directed healthcare purchasing cooperative […]

Patient Lead Follow-Up: The Need for Speed

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by Patrick Goodness How long does it take you to typically respond to a patient inquiry? 24 Hours? One hour? Thirty minutes? If your average reply time is more than five minutes, I have bad news for you. You’ve already lost a potential patient. The lead is cold. According to a study conducted by Dr. […]