Category Archive: Innovation

Apr 29

Tennessee can lead nation in reducing health costs in 2016

by Wayne Oliver Originally published in the Memphis Commercial Appeal on April 28, 2016 As we have seen since the adoption of the Affordable Care Act, health care often tends to create sharp divides. So when an idea draws so much consensus, it is time to take notice. That issue is a proposal to reduce …

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Aug 28

Time to reform Florida’s broken medical liability system

by Wayne W. Oliver Originally published in the Palm Beach Post  on August 28, 2014 In 2013, nearly 19 million Floridians paid up to $40 billion per year in defensive medicine costs so that 75 medical malpractice cases could go to a jury trial to compensate 18 injured patients. Escalating health care costs are being …

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Mar 26

ObamaCare: One Step Forward, Two Steps Backward

By Wayne W. Oliver, Executive Director, Patients for Fair Compensation           Originally published in the Atlanta Journal Constitution on February 5, 2014 I have been rather vocal in my opposition to the Affordable Care Act (or ObamaCare).  There have been too many problems, too many issues and too many unintended consequences. According to a report released …

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Jun 06

Health Reform Regardless of Supreme Court’s Decision

by Wayne Oliver – Healthcare Consultant Originally published in the Atlanta Journal Constitution on June 6, 2012 Legal experts and political pundits are filling the airwaves and newsprint with their thoughts on what will happen to federal health reform (ObamaCare) when the US Supreme Court rules later this month (NFIB v Sebelius). What will happen …

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May 23

Creating 21st Century Solutions in Healthcare

by Wayne W. Oliver, Vice President, Center for Health Transformation Originally published by the Atlanta Journal Constitution on November 4, 2011 At the Center for Health Transformation, we are working hard to create a 21st Century Intelligent Health System that can save lives and saves money for all Americans. However, it seems like every time …

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