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Coordination of Care Hits New Heights in Manhattan

As the health care system evolves, one of the key success factors that comes up time and again is the ability for the different entities within the system to collaborate with one another to produce a quality of care that … Continue reading

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Coordination of Care Offers Opportunities for Providers

Watching the Olympic opening ceremonies, it would be difficult to miss the fact that the UK chose this very public stage to celebrate, of all things, their healthcare system.  It is hard to imagine such a thing happening on US … Continue reading

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Collaboration is the Key to Success for Long Term Care Facilities

Despite government threats of financial penalties, hospitals have made little headway in improving rates of preventable readmissions, according to recent Medicare data. More than 20% of Medicare patients return to the hospital within a month of discharge and despite policy … Continue reading

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Nuts Enough to Start Your Own Business?

Had to chuckle when reading the article in the September 19th Business Section of the New York Times;  the headline alone, was worth the price of admission: “Just Manic Enough: Seeking Perfect Entrepreneurs”… For one thing, I enjoyed a frisson … Continue reading

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Twitter Gets Down to Business

The challenge to manage corporate communications via social media in a responsible manner keeps getter tougher. Just when you thought you could leave Twitter to others who had the time to engage in mindless solipsism, you see an article in … Continue reading

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Marketing to a “New Frugality”

The “New Frugality” is the behavioral response of Americans to the the nearly $13 trillion loss of wealth since the recession began; their upended confidence in the capitalist system is kick-starting a more cogent move toward frugality. Economists believe that … Continue reading

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Shower with the Grandkids for a Great Recession Buster

Had more fun this morning than a human being has a right to! This as- stressed- as -anyone-else advertising, marketing person, (forget about it being days before Passover!), returning from an early, intensive session of aerobics and serious Spin , … Continue reading

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Patting Yourself on the Back After You Exercise?

Yep, here’s another proof that exercise, “often” is really counter-intuitive. A recent study documented the fact that people tended to lose less weight than expected when they passed a certain threshold of serious activity…which is what I all too often … Continue reading

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Which Legacy

 by Ruth Folger Weiss Guess who said, albeit wistfully:  “I’d like to be known as a loving and supportive father and grandfather.”?    ‘Betcha  you didn’t figure it was Sumner Redstone, chairman and controlling shareholder of Viacom and CBS, answering a … Continue reading

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