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James Doulgeris

James Doulgeris

James Doulgeris is the CEO of Osler Health Management, the management service organization for Osler Health IPA, a national physician and provider network. He has served in the CEO role in hospitals, large physician systems, medical device companies and as a health care turnaround specialist over his 40 year career in the industry. E-mail him here.
 

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The mainstream press used to relegate ridiculous claims and conclusions to "news of the weird." But, when it comes to patient choice, they are serious debates.

Physician sellouts to hospitals, hospital cabals, clueless and complicit regulators, lawmakers, and reporters create a perfect storm of greed and incompetence.

Crisis, real or manufactured, feeds politics and the press. In the real world, we have real problems and need real solutions. One is the primary care scare.

Three more Pioneer ACOs have dropped out of the program proving that you can't get real results without real change.

Population health is much more than a buzzword. It is the future of healthcare, but, why?

Confused about how the healthcare system is going to change? Let's follow the money to find the answers, starting with recent news from CMS.

Companies are pushing physician-based telemedicine as a solution. But, while promoters may have not thought things through, physicians must.

Here are five things that physicians can do to mitigate the risk of not only frivolous suits, but legitimate ones.

Hospitals are gearing up for shared risk and quality requirements under the Affordable Care Act that will affect hospital-physician interaction.

Value-based reimbursement has a bad reputation because it is misunderstood. Done correctly, through an IPA, it could be primary care’s saving grace.

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