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March 2014 - Volume 10 - Issue 9

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In September 2004, the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (“COSO”) published an Executive Summary entitled “Enterprise Risk Management-Integrated Framework.”

With the advent of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the amount of patients seeking health care is expected to increase. To meet this demand, Larkin Community Hospital (LCH), a 146-bed medical/surgical teaching hospital in South Miami, is making plans to grow as well.

When Austin Reynolds, 19, first started using the AlterG® Anti-Gravity Treadmill® at Palm Beach Institute of Sports Medicine (PBISM), he couldn’t believe the difference that it made in his physical therapy workout.

There is no denying our health care industry is fragmented, ineffective and has had unsustainable growth in costs. As Bloomberg uncovered in its ranking of the most efficient countries for the delivery of health care last year, the U.S. placed 46 out of 48

“You know you’re getting old when you get that one candle on the cake. It’s like, “See if you can blow this out.” - Jerry Seinfeld

In today's increasingly competitive and demanding healthcare business environment, taking time for reflection, planning and implementing improvements and changes in a healthcare businesses' operations may seem like a luxury.

There are two levels of planning: operational and strategic. Operational planning involves developing objectives that align with policies, programs, and procedures.

Recently, we have received frantic phone calls from several of our clients that were caught off guard by unscheduled, random visits from Compliance Investigators with Florida’s Bureau of Compliance.

Most providers are not aware of the problem their practices may face in collecting payments in the first quarter of 2014 under the Affordable Care Act.

Obesity is a major epidemic in the United States, one rapidly growing and spreading around the world. According to the American Heart Association’s 2014 Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics, 26.7% of Americans are obese

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