Let’s say we have a low-income, low-acuity pediatric asthmatic patient who’s bouncing around emergency departments. Nobody’s looking to increase their volume by having that patient coming to their hospital. The health plan, the Medicaid ACO or MCO, and the pediatrician, pediatric pulmonologist, or emergency department physician all have a perfectly aligned set of incentives to get that patient into the most appropriate care channel, stabilize them, and help them lead a healthy life. What level of interoperability and coordination is required to restore that child to a point of health?
While the demand currently is extremely high, we have taken steps to improve quantity and selection. While we simply cannot meet the needs of the entire state of New Mexico, we are putting in the effort required to adequately serve portions of the state that we have traditionally served since our inception in 2010. We look forward to working on our goal of improving the access and selection in these underserved areas.
Mitigating the opioid epidemic is a single but timely demonstration of the power of the Collective Medical network. Using the company’s partnership with Washington State as an example, care team collaboration and coordination through Collective Medical has reduced opioid prescriptions coming out of the ED by 24 percent since the program’s inception.
“I do have mixed feelings about medical marijuana, I really do. And I can tell you that my feelings have changed over the years after listening to some of the stories that have been told here, from the individuals I’ve talked to and I do believe that there are individuals out there that have a legitimate need for medicinal marijuana [and] I support that, I really do,” he stated during the 12/14 City Council meeting.
The guys didn’t want to go work for “the man.” Patti, who is a pretty intimidating and awesome lady, told them to “build a computer program” for what she was doing in a circulated Word document and they did. They won a couple of business plan competitions and decide to take it out to the world. It took a lot of years and a lot of bootstrapping, but off we went.
Baumgartner’s relationship with cannabis started in her teens, around the same time she was diagnosed with anxiety. Refusing to take pills to deal with her nerves, she took on a move natural approach that included surfing and smoking weed. “My Italian-Catholic mother was horrified,” Baumgartner joked, but clearly her system worked. Now, at age 49, she’s staying ahead of her anxiety in a similar way, with smoking, surfing, meditation and eating right, she’s able to live a successful and productive life.
Located in Fresno County, the city began as a humble stop on the San Joaquin Railroad. Land developers always arrive to do their thing, working land deals, about any new or proposed railway station. In 1890-2, a group of Fresno businessmen brought the railway to town and in doing so, purchased the right-of-way from Clovis farmers as well as the surrounding territory. Sadly, this is formula of how to make big money. Insiders use insider information and have access to cash to take advantage of the situation. All the while, good honest work that forms the real backbone of the country strong my not necessarily be rewarded. While these entrepreneurs and their financiers are the catalyst in making it all happen, too many low life gamers scoop off more than their fair share of the cream. Does capitalism equate to insider deals and foul play? No, cheaters cheat, to get more than their fair share, no matter what the system.