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24Aug, 2021

Medicare Advantage 2021 to 2035 (Part 3)

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In our last two blogs, we focused our attention on discussing the growth and size of the Medicare Advantage program. Recently, a major Wall Street financial firm found the addressable market size was over $325 billion per year and the growth rate for the last 15 years has been quite impressive; however, we believe we are nowhere near the peak for the program. The title of these blogs betrays our horizon at 14 years, a point at which we think the market will stabilize as Generation X enters Medicare. Medicare […]
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11Aug, 2021

Medicare Advantage 2021 to 2035 (Part 2)

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US$325,000,000,000, that’s US$325 Billion, Per Year.  Did that number get your attention? A prominent New York investment bank announced that the addressable market, for one of their IPO clients in 2020, was a managed care/Medicare Advantage Management Services Organization (MSO), valued at $325 billion per year. Today, that public company is “only” doing about US$1B in revenue.  According to their latest annual report, they are trading around 15 times the revenue, and earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA) of nearly a negative (-) US$230 million. With the public […]
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5Aug, 2021

Medicare Advantage: 2021 to 2035 (Part 1)

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Over the last few years, our blogs have consistently noted the problematic issues faced in the U.S. healthcare industry.  Simultaneously, we have also discussed the opportunities to make substantive changes that would not only improve the quality of care, but also reduce cost. After studying over 30+ years encompassing all aspects of healthcare, we have never been more convinced that if we cannot achieve both, then we cannot achieve this goal all together. In this series of blogs, we have chosen to explore the continuing opportunity to improve the quality […]
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24Jun, 2021

The Physician’s Dilemma 2021: 20 Years in the Making (Part 3)

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The American Medical Association (AMA) released a recent report that headlined, “Less Than Half of Physicians Work in a Private Practice”.  The report noted that in 2020 just 49% of physicians worked in private practice, down from 54% in 2018. That is huge movement in just two years! What we can theorize is that due to COVID-19, and the incredible financial shock, the trend can be expected to accelerate. The AMA also noted that there was dramatic increase in physicians working for large medical practices of over 50 doctors, increasing […]
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17Jun, 2021

The Physician’s Dilemma 2021: 20 Years in The Making (Part 2)

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The physician’s world was changing prior to SARS-COVID-19 pandemic. We could argue it has been changing for 20 years however, the pandemic has both hyper accelerated the crisis and forced physicians to make very hard decisions. As we noted in the previous blog, though we are “zealots” on the use of technology in healthcare, technology is only part of the solution. Though pure technologist would not like to hear it, we believe that we have way too much technology in healthcare today. Yes, we as a technology driven enterprise said […]
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10Jun, 2021

The Physician’s Dilemma 2021: 20 Years in The Making (Part 1)

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The Dilemma The 2020 pandemic hit the world, and the United States healthcare industry, harder than anything that anyone alive can remember – even the world wars have not impacted every nation on earth, nor put at risk every human on planet at the same time. The crisis that U.S. physicians are now facing has been decades in the making. As noted in the title of this blog, this impact on the U.S. healthcare industry has been at least 20 years in the making; the problem and trajectory became inevitable, […]
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14May, 2021

OXIO® Health, Inc. Announces Licensing of New 24th Patent

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Greenacres, Florida, USA (May 12, 2021) – OXIO Health, Inc.® (“OXIO”) announced today that it has just licensed a new patent titled: Dynamic Episodic Network.   OVERVIEW The Dynamic Episodic Network patent further solidifies the Company’s position as an innovation center, and it significantly advances the Company closer to completing its “core” Intellectual Property (IP), which defines its “Technology-Infused Healthcare” model. This patent joins a cadre of other patents that each define critical technology interfaces supporting remote patient monitoring and care, data analytics for patient and population health, healthcare data management and processing, […]
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21Apr, 2021

United States of Healthcare 2021: Part 3

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Over the last few years, this blog has focused on healthcare in the United States.  We have discussed an array of topics from new technologies and new systems to a much broader conversation regarding public health care policy. The most powerful individual in the United States healthcare system is the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). HHS directly controls over US $1 trillion of American public healthcare payments, and it affects most of the rest of our nation’s healthcare costs, directly or indirectly, by setting base […]
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