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Pass the Torch

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My mom could do nothing but lie in bed after breaking her ankle. For trips to the bathroom, doctor and physical therapy, and all her basic needs she relied on my dad. Providing such physically-demanding support 24/7 was hardly feasible for my elderly dad, let alone for my brother and I. The solution? Pass the torch.

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Mom Manages Son’s Allergies

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My hands shook uncontrollably as I tried to screw off the top of a bottle of Benadryl. The little plastic measuring cup seemed more like a tiny thimble as I attempted to pour the correct amount of medication. My son, Jasper, was having an allergic reaction to peanuts. Red splotches develop all over. His tongue and face swell.

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From Cancer To Conquering

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Jim Walberg has always lived his life to the fullest. He started two successful businesses and participated in sporting events, including triathlons and marathons, just to name a couple. Since overcoming both prostate cancer and a nasty tumor on his pituitary gland, not to mention losing his colon to ulcerative colitis, his zest for life hasn’t wavered.

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Outpatient is for You

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When I first started thinking about creating Outpatient Inc., my situation mirrored the frustrating dilemma of Oniqa Moonsammy, the 33-year-old who Time magazine recently profiled in a story about Americans who are struggling to hold on to their jobs while also caring for elderly parents and relatives.

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Hospitals of the Future Need Outpatient Inc

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If you’ve been paying the slightest amount of attention to the business news lately, you know that the healthcare industry has been moving and shaking. New products, M&As, and partnerships touting the biggest names — Amazon, Apple, Verily (Alphabet), Aetna, Cigna, McKesson, JP Morgan, Berkshire Hathaway and CVS — promise to change the way you see the doctor.

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Healthcare Acquisitions Hold Promise

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Need to see a physical therapist or other outpatient clinician? You know that you’ll have to arrive 15 minutes early to fill out forms with information including your insurance plan, medical history, medications, allergies. Americans continuously face the frustration of repeatedly completing the same forms. Over and over again, you handwrite the details, wondering why the healthcare world remains in the age of telegraphs, leaded gasoline, card catalogs, the Beach Boys.

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The Numbers are Staggering & Unsustainable

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People generally love numbers and lists. Well, here’s some real live data to boggle your mind. The numbers in US Healthcare are crazy talk. They’re staggering and seem unsustainable. Well maybe to someone who hasn’t spent a career in healthcare, but then maybe that’s what this industry needs? Some people to read this stuff and realize – this is crazy .. how can we make this better! Check this out (annual US data) …

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