Mark Weiss

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Sep 20 2018

Dr. Robot Will Cut You Now – Podcast

Back in the dark ages of medicine, I mean, in 2014, I wrote about competition from Dr. Nurses and Assistant Physicians. Now I’m writing about Dr. Robot. Same issue. Just on steroids. 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 | …

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Sep 19 2018

Can Hospital Affiliated ASCs Survive? – Medical Group Minute Series

If a procedure can be performed outside of the hospital, it will be performed outside of the hospital. And, as technology and payor acceptance accelerate, more, even most, procedures will be performed outside of a hospital. Comment or contact me if you’d like to discuss this post. Mark F. Weiss www.advisorylawgroup.com

Sep 18 2018

Should You Really Be Recording Conversations With Your Attorney? – Success In Motion Series

Ride along with Mark as he talks about how the Michael Cohen/Donald Trump recording story applies to preserving your attorney-client privilege. Comment or contact me if you’d like to discuss this post. Mark F. Weiss www.advisorylawgroup.com

Sep 17 2018

Driverless Cars Might Not Crash But They Will Impact The Business Of Healthcare

I’m writing this on a Saturday, a couple of days before publication. I’m about to head off to meet with a futurist to brainstorm some ideas. Speaking of the future, lots of people are talking about driverless cars. Suppose those people who want to sell us driverless cars, or to force us into driverless cars, …

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Sep 13 2018

A Naive Anti-Kickback Question Answered – Podcast

There’s an expression in carpentry, “measure twice, cut once.” We should have the same expression in terms of healthcare deals… 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

Sep 12 2018

Why You Must Understand the Intersection Of Incentives And Negotiation Strategy – Medical Group Minute Series

When most medical group leaders think about incentives, it’s usually in the context of structuring performance incentives for the group’s physicians, or in the context of incentives that flow to the group; itself pursuant to contracts with payors or facilities. Comment or contact me if you’d like to discuss this post. Mark F. Weiss www.advisorylawgroup.com

Sep 11 2018

Not All Money Is Green: Don’t Confuse Hospital Loans With Stipends – Success In Motion Series

Take a seat and listen as Mark warns that all money from hospitals to medical groups isn’t actually “free.” You may have to pay it back or go bankrupt. Comment or contact me if you’d like to discuss this post. Mark F. Weiss www.advisorylawgroup.com

Sep 10 2018

Hospital Divorces Anesthesia Group After 24 Years of Marriage

We still love you but, hey, we’re in love with someone else who spends less on clothes stipends. When I was a kid growing up in Los Angeles, there was a television show that I loved to watch: the original Divorce Court. You see, at the time, California required grounds for divorce, and the show proffered …

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Sep 06 2018

Direct Contracting – Part 2: Clear Your Mind of The Lies That Bind (Your Thinking) – Podcast

This podcast is the second in a series on direct contracting by physicians and medical groups. See Direct Contracting By Physicians and Medical Groups for the first post in the series. Before we get too deep into the subject, let’s ask an epistemological question: If you saw one dead raccoon, does that mean that all raccoons …

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Sep 05 2018

Putting A Limit On Your Obligation To Indemnify – Medical Group Minute Series

You might skip over indemnification provisions when negotiating a contract. You understand what they are. They’re just boilerplate, right? Wrong. Comment or contact me if you’d like to discuss this post. Mark F. Weiss www.advisorylawgroup.com