Mark Weiss

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May 23 2018

Medical Group Management – Medical Group Minute

Every business (yes, your medical group is a business) needs a streamlined way to make day to day management decisions. And, it cannot allow one or two or a few dissenters to hold the group back in the event of major action such as a sale or merger. Comment or contact me if you’d like …

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May 22 2018

Augmented Unreality – Success In Motion Series

Ride along with Mark as he discusses the need to avoid the trap of viewing the reality of the business of medicine through a tightly focused lens, as if watching a live concert through the screen of your iPhone. Comment or contact me if you’d like to discuss this post. Mark F. Weiss

May 21 2018

There’s An App For That HIPAA Violation

I recently read a post on someone’s blog in which the author addressed the question of using Amazon’s Alexa in an operating room. I used to think that there was no such thing as a stupid question, but now I have to reconsider. On the other hand, are you already carrying a little spy into …

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May 17 2018

More Bites from The Flea That (Metaphorically) Killed The Medical Center CEO – Podcast

Just as no vote was required for a dictator like Casto to take over Cuba, no medical staff vote, no survey by Press Ganey, no long and drawn out process among “stakeholders,” is required to topple the status quo. Comment or contact me if you’d like to discuss this post. Mark F. Weiss Podcast: Play …

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May 16 2018

$2.6 Billion Collected By Feds From Compliance Cheats. ROI Makes Warren Buffet Look Like An Amateur. – Medical Group Minute

Even Warren Buffet can’t get you this return: 420% over three years. And, it’s 100% leveraged. OPM. Well, not OPM as in “other people’s money,” but OPM as in “our public money.” Comment or contact me if you’d like to discuss this post. Mark F. Weiss

May 15 2018

Who Will Fund Hospitals When There Are Few Inpatients Left? – Success In Motion Series

Take a seat while Mark discusses the payment crisis adding to hospitals’ woes. Patients, payors and physician owners are pulling and pushing cases out of hospitals to independent ASCs and other outpatient facilities. And now, payors are becoming increasing parsimonious with payments for hospital inpatient care. Comment or contact me if you’d like to discuss …

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May 14 2018

Grooming A Medical Facility or Practice For Sale . . . Or Not

Selling a healthcare facility or a medical practice isn’t like selling a gold coin. Gold has a fixed market value and it trades on its weight in troy ounces. Instead, it’s more akin to selling a house. As anyone who’s sold one knows, any house can be groomed for sale. It can be positioned in …

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May 10 2018

Do You Know Your “One Weird Trick To Losing Belly Fat?” – Podcast

What are you doing to get attention for your practice or business? Attention from your referral sources, from your patients, from hospitals? Comment or contact me if you’d like to discuss this post. Mark F. Weiss Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS

May 09 2018

Disruptive Physician or Nonconformist Medical Group Asset? – Medical Group Minute

Disruptive physicians. But what if the physician isn’t actually disruptive, but simply nonconformist or challenging? Comment or contact me if you’d like to discuss this post. Mark F. Weiss

May 08 2018

Government’s Financial Return Fuels Compliance Investigations – Success In Motion Series

Ride along with Mark as he discusses the more than 420% financial return to the government that’s fueling healthcare compliance investigations . . . and convictions. Comment or contact me if you’d like to discuss this post. Mark F. Weiss