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Healthcare News When We Hear it!

Healthcare News When We Hear it!

Our objective in having this category of Healthcare News is to provide you, our viewer of the DMSG web site, with up-to-date information on communications going in the healthcare industry at both a local level and/or a national level related to healthcare reform or innovation. If you have some up-to-the-minute newsworthy information or have seen something you’d like to share, email it to chris@denvermedicalstudygroup.com. We’ll consider adding it to our Healthcare News section here on our web site. Thanks for…

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No, We will not have Herd Immunity by April, by David Pate, MD

No, We will not have Herd Immunity by April, by David Pate, MD

Dr. Pate’s blog No, We will not have Herd Immunity by April Posted byceopateFebruary 22, 2021Posted inUncategorized Dr. Marty Makary is a brilliant physician and communicator. I am a fan. However, he just wrote an Opinion piece for the Wall Street Journal entitled, “We’ll Have Herd Immunity by April.” He could not be more mistaken. He points to the significant decline in cases, his projection that 55 percent of Americans have natural immunity from past infection and an assertion that 15…

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Hospital President reflects on his deep CU Denver connections

Hospital President reflects on his deep CU Denver connections

Brian Davidson shares how his Executive MBA in Health Administration helped him advance his career by many years. Amy Bernabe June 14, 2019 From earning his MD from the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine to completing his Executive MBA in Health Administration at the CU Denver Business School, Brian Davidson is proud to reflect on his journey at CU Denver. Brian is currently the President of St. Mary’s Medical Center, a 350-bed tertiary regional referral hospital, located in Grand Junction. He’s only…

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Commonly Asked Questions about the New (Pfizer) COVID Vaccine

Commonly Asked Questions about the New (Pfizer) COVID Vaccine

Dr. Pate’s blog Commonly Asked Questions about the New (Pfizer) COVID Vaccine Posted by  ceopate     December 12, 2020               Should I get the vaccine? For most people, the answer is yes. For this first vaccine, you will have to be at least 16 years of age. Those who have had severe allergic reactions (e.g., anaphylaxis) to any components of this vaccine in the past will not be eligible to receive the vaccine. We…

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The Impact of the Election on Healthcare

The Impact of the Election on Healthcare

For our Annual Winter Conference this year, we will have as our keynote speaker, Scott Becker, Founder & Publisher of Becker’s Healthcare. The date of our virtual meeting is next Thursday, Dec. 10th at 11:30 a.m. Mountain Time. Scott will be sharing with us the impact of election results and insurance coverage statistics as well as projections on: COVID 19 in 2021 including vaccines Supreme Court ACA Medicare for all and Biden’s recommendation to reduce Medicare age Drug price negotiations…

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Interactive Conversation Sept. 10th with Dr. Stacey Rizza, Mayo Clinic Infectious Disease Specialist

Interactive Conversation Sept. 10th with Dr. Stacey Rizza, Mayo Clinic Infectious Disease Specialist

Greetings, This is a “can’t miss”  opportunity this Thursday to hear Dr. Stacey Rizza, the Executive Medical Director for International Academic Affairs at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. speak to our DMSG Community. In addition to her role as Executive Medical Director for International Affairs, Dr. Rizza is the Associate Dean of the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences, the Associate Director for Diversity and Inclusion, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center and President of the Mayo Clinic Staff. She has also served…

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COPIC’S COMMITMENT & SUPPORT TO ADDRESS COVID-19

COPIC’S COMMITMENT & SUPPORT TO ADDRESS COVID-19

  COPIC’S COMMITMENT AND SUPPORT TO ADDRESS COVID-19 As COPIC’s CEO, I always look to our mission of improving medicine in the communities we serve as a “true north” on the decisions we make. In the wake of COVID-19, this mission still guides our efforts along with another source of inspiration—the dedication of the medical providers, group practices, medical facilities, and hospitals we work with. During this crisis, they have shown a steadfast commitment to their patients and each other….

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Lessons from covid19 – part 4: The role of health status

Lessons from covid19 – part 4: The role of health status

  The Bridge Across the healthcare delivery chasm, from where we are, to where we want About: Denis A. Cortese, MD, joined Arizona State University (ASU) in 2010 as Foundation Professor, Director of ASU’s Healthcare Delivery and Policy Program, and President of the non-profit Healthcare Transformation Institute based in Phoenix, AZ. He is an Emeritus President and CEO of the Mayo Clinic, and former head of the Mayo Health Policy Center. Robert K. Smoldt, MBA is Chief Administrative Officer Emeritus…

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Ent Regular Financial Checkup During a Crisis

Ent Regular Financial Checkup During a Crisis

Regular Financial Checkup Key to Health During a Crisis For healthcare providers and practitioners, chances are that “business as usual” is anything but that during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. With the uncertainty of the situation and the restrictions we are facing as our economy slowly reopens, it is critical to know what steps you should take to ensure you follow the best path forward. Assess your situation to figure out how to move ahead Nobody knows your practice as well…

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Q & A with Dana Jacoby, President/CEO, Vector Medical Group, LLC

Q & A with Dana Jacoby, President/CEO, Vector Medical Group, LLC

1. What are the most common challenges that investors, clinics or other care providers encounter when looking to create larger platforms via merger or acquisition?  The biggest challenges of the past few years include incongruent clinic and/or provider selection, cultural collaboration, and/or creating appropriate synergies pre- and post-merger. Clients of ours who have gone through a merger or an acquisition realize that the process is not for the faint of heart. The loss of culture, the over- or underinflation of…

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