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Healthcare is Hostile
Thomas@loker.com

S2E9 Healthcare is Hostile

Hostile Environment 30% of Hospitals have violated the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act – EMTALA. 4,341 violations have occurred in 1,682 hospitals in the last 10-year period.  What does this startling statistic mean to you, and what should you

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S2E10 Medicare an Introduction

Do you know why Medicare came into being?  Do you know that Medicare & Medicaid were extensions to the Social Security Act of 1935?  Do you know that if you exceed your Medicare benefit payments in claims that the federal

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S2E8 – Healthcare is Hostile

While roughly 10% of all professions report abusive behavior, the numbers for Healthcare are over 30%.  Healthcare is a hostile environment in more ways than one.  In this episode, we discuss the many things that make healthcare a hostile environment. 

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HealthReform 2.0
Thomas@loker.com

Episode 6 Audio Hospitals are Dangerous

One in four U.S. hospital patients suffers at least one healthcare-related injury.  In 1999, 44,000 – 98,000 patients died getting healthcare. By 2013, the number of deaths had risen to 251,000-400,000 patients died. Hospitals are one of the most dangerous

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HealthReform 2.0
Thomas@loker.com

Episode 3 Season 2 – Hostile Predatory

Hostile healthcare One of the reasons our healthcare quagmire is so dangerous is the hostile and predatory nature of competition within the industry. In this episode, Tim and Tom highlight the key issues.

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