Health Care: Doctors and Patients
While doctors desperately want to help patients, increasing regulatory burdens are getting in the way of providing the help patients need.
Health Care: Employers and Employees
Health care costs are escalating, and while many employees are covered, fully or in part by their employer, rising costs pose problems for both.
Health Care: Hospitals and Insurance Companies
This program is designed to give you a look at health care from the hospitals' perspective and to see risk and regulations as an insurance company views them so you can better understand the choices that you may need to make if you are ever faced with entering a hospital.
In the medical profession it is a given that patients always comes first, and policies are always patient centered. There are also growing challenges with affordable health care, Medicare and rising costs, which often mean doctors are underpaid, overworked and smothered by regulations. Ever increasing regulatory burdens are getting in the way of providing the help patients need. In fact, in some cases... [Read more]
Health care costs are escalating, and while many employees are covered, fully or in part by their employer, rising costs pose problems for both. Left to Right: Scott Flannery, Cyndie Ewert, Dennis McCuistion, & Neisha Strambler-Butler Employers are concerned with managing costs and it is in fact many companies fastest growing budget concern. Rising costs are making health care a benefit that many... [Read more]
We go to hospitals only when we have to- so knowing what is involved in the final hospital bill, how to determine how much your insurance company will pay and what you will have to pay are questions you want the answers to beforehand. And, if you’re on Medicare, how does this factor into the equation? Hospitals provide critical services to us all… they are tremendous repositories of underutilized,... [Read more]
How do you turn on innovation in your culture? Terry Jones: Author of On Innovation, Founder, former CEO of Travelocity and Founding Chairman of kayak.com, joins McCuistion for a rousing discussion on what innovation is and how to create it in your own organization. Speaking from his experience at American Airlines, Terry Jones credits the late Max Hopper, his former boss and mentor, for his outlook... [Read more]
Steve Bartlett and Bruce Freed join the McCuistion Program to discuss business and politics and whether or not they are a toxic mix. Many people feel too much money is spent on political campaigns and lobbying activities – especially from Unions and other corporations who pursue their own special interests, rather than that of the general public. Joining host, Dennis McCuistion, are: Steve Bartlett:... [Read more]
The question is: Are CEO salaries comparable to what they’re contributing to the value of their corporation? If so, this may justify what some would consider an outrageous amount. If not, is the company actually losing money, so it is in fact unfair pay? If compensation isn’t tied to performance then “excessive” compensation is a problem and should be questioned. - Excerpt **** Joining... [Read more]
Only 2% of Americans have an adequate pension or retirement account. Yet while the picture appears to be doom and gloom our experts offer sound advice- it’s not too late to turn the picture around to be able to retire with dignity. Joining host, Dennis McCuistion, are guests: Alan Goldfarb, CFP, AIF, MBA – Managing Director: FSG Advisors Brooks Hamilton – Attorney, Founder: Brooks... [Read more]
While crony capitalism has given capitalism a bad name, capitalism itself is the greatest wealth provider ever known. Conscious capitalism has an even higher purpose, that of inspiring stakeholders with a sense of passion and purpose, a dedication to the organization’s mission and an authenticity that leads to empowered, engaged employees, and loyal customers, which in turn creates even more profit... [Read more]
In response to the greed associated by many to ”capitalism at all costs”, Whole Foods Market co-founder, John Mackey, and professor and Conscious Capitalism, Inc. co-founder, Raj Sisodia, argue for the inherent good of both business and capitalism. They make a sound argument for a new way of doing business that is more ethically conscious and humane. Joining host Dennis McCuistion are: Raj... [Read more]Read More Posts From This Category »