Mark Weiss

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Jul 19 2018

Rebroadcast: Do You Know What Costco Pharmacy Doesn’t About the Lifetime Value of A Customer? – Podcast

Like a dry cleaner, healthcare providers have to screw up to lose a customer’s loyalty. Comment or contact me if you’d like to discuss this post. Mark F. Weiss www.advisorylawgroup.com Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS

Jul 18 2018

Franchising As A Healthcare Business Model – Medical Group Minute

When I was 17 I worked at a McDonald’s. The store was a franchise location. Franchise models exist in medicine as well as in hamburgers. For example, in the urgent care center market. Comment or contact me if you’d like to discuss this post. Mark F. Weiss www.advisorylawgroup.com

Jul 17 2018

Protecting Your Unrecognized Intellectual Property – Success In Motion Series

Ride along with Mark as he discusses how you must uncover and protect your medical practice’s or healthcare business’s hidden intellectual property. Comment or contact me if you’d like to discuss this post. Mark F. Weiss www.advisorylawgroup.com

Jul 16 2018

Physician Opportunity: Hospital CFOs Freak Out Over Failed Business Model

It’s not quite like life imitating art, but it’s probably as close to it as I’m going to see today. I just read a puff piece sponsored by Bank of America, pricey click bait for hospital CFOs, that supposedly features a roundtable “conversation” among (oxymoron warning) forward-looking hospital CFOs. Apparently, these CFOs have just realized …

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Jul 12 2018

Hospital Turns $1 Million Of Collections Into $24 Million Of Potential False Claims Act Liability – Podcast

Finders keepers, losers weepers. Except in connection with overpayments by federal health care programs — then it’s a crime. Comment or contact me if you’d like to discuss this post. Mark F. Weiss www.advisorylawgroup.com Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS

Jul 11 2018

Should Non-Taxpaying Hospitals be Able to Gamble with Your Funds? – Medical Group Minute

Should non-taxpaying hospitals, the facilities that prefer to be known by the misnomer “not for profit,” be able to gamble their tax free funds on venture capital investments? Well, they already are. Comment or contact me if you’d like to discuss this post. Mark F. Weiss www.advisorylawgroup.com

Jul 10 2018

HIPAA Security…Or Not! – Success In Motion

Ride along with Mark as he discusses HIPAA, naïveté, and why your digitized data probably isn’t as safe as you think it it. Comment or contact me if you’d like to discuss this post. Mark F. Weiss www.advisorylawgroup.com

Jul 09 2018

Physician Behind Bars For Referrals: Kickbacks, Bribes, and Mail Fraud

Physician, well, former physician, Bernard Greenspan is whiling away his time in federal prison in Butner, NC. He’s part way into his 41 month sentence in connection with the Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services, LLC (“BLS”) scam that, at my last count, resulted in the conviction of 43 defendants, 29 of them of doctors. Greenspan, a family …

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Jul 05 2018

What’s The Downside Risk for Hospital Executives? – Podcast

As you know, it’s hard to make a decision when you might have to pay a large price for it. It’s much easier to make decisions when there’s only an upside, that is, when there’s an upside if it succeeds and an upside if it fails. Comment or contact me if you’d like to discuss this post. …

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Jul 04 2018

Will Your Copier or Medical Equipment Become a Whistleblower? – Medical Group Minute

Modern office machines, from copiers to printers to maybe even label makers have memory devices, and those devices may be chock full of protected health information. Comment or contact me if you’d like to discuss this post. Mark F. Weiss www.advisorylawgroup.com