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The Healthcare Challenge — Seeking Solutions At NAACOS 2016

By Greg Reinecke | Sep 26, 2016

Accountable Care Organizations team to provide better care, better health, and lower costs — profitably. When I attended our national conferences, I had two goals in mind: 1. Learn what my competitors were doing so I could keep up. This way I could make incremental, transitional progress – a step by step progress toward improving…

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Seeking Solutions for The Healthcare Challenge

By Baldwin Tom | Sep 12, 2016

Disruptive Innovation for better care, better health, lower costs, and profitability Imagine a hypothetical hospital group (the Glendale ACO) treats COPD patients. Last year, they had a 29% readmit rate and were fined $6.5 million by the CMS. The ACO did not qualify for share of savings, so they set up a Readmission Reduction Team…

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The Healthcare Debate, Starring: the Elephant in the Room

By Baldwin Tom | Aug 29, 2016

It’s Not About Access to Care – It’s MUCH more The Fable of the Blind Men and the Elephant Five blind men were asked to describe an elephant by touch as each felt a different part of the elephant. The blind man who felt a leg said the elephant was like a post; the one…

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Community Policing Relations in Disarray!

By Baldwin Tom | Aug 15, 2016

Resolution is Simple, but NOT Easy “Don’t cross the bridge till you come to it.” This saying has been in my thoughts for over 25 years as I served as a management consultant to organizations in the U.S. and Mexico, including the Houston Police Department. One reading of this saying suggests that we should not…

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What do the healthcare debate and community policing have in common?

By Baldwin Tom | Aug 1, 2016

Disruptive Innovation – A Better Way to Solve Tough Problems Insanity, according to Einstein is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results the next time. If you turn on the news, it probably feels like we’re living in insane times. So, how do we get off the insanity treadmill?  We…

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Human Geography + Physical Geography Predicts the Future!

By Baldwin Tom | Jun 15, 2016

If you have been following my thoughts the last several months, I have been fixated on geospatial thinking and geographical information systems (GIS) themes. In other words, thinking about time and space (or place), when and where things happen. In a follow up to an article on the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency’s (NGA’s) role in…

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Geomedicine Makes Sense

By Baldwin Tom | Jun 15, 2016

Where you lived may have as much to do about a health diagnosis about you than mere genetics and culture. We knew that, didn’t we?? In the recent ArcNews (vol. 32, No. 1, Spring 2010) published by the firm, ESRI, I was drawn to an article about health care interacting with geography. The interesting thing…

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GeoDimensional Decision Group Announces USPTO Has Registered The Company’s Intractable Problems® And Intractable Problems Summit® Trademarks

By Greg Reinecke | Jun 15, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – GeoDimensional Decision Group, LLC (GeoDD), a leader in OmniDatum analytics providing predictive options built upon solid metrics that guide decision makers to consensus, today announced that Reg. No. 4,638,769 “Intractable Problems®” and Reg. No. 4,638,770 “Intractable Problems Summit®” are now registered trademarks with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.   This marks…

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GeoDimensional Decision Group Awarded Patent for Dynamic Geospatial Analysis

By Greg Reinecke | May 23, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – GeoDimensional Decision Group, LLC (GeoDD™), a leader in OmniDatum™ analytics providing predictive options built upon solid metrics that guide decision makers to consensus, today announced that the U.S. Patent Office issued GeoDD™ its first U.S. Patent No. 8,620,686, which provides a method for dynamic geospatial analysis with collaborative decision making. “Through this…

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