Physician Burnout: When Did Your Flame Go Out?

We talk to Dr. Lara Salyer about physician burnout. This month’s blog is by Fast Layne Solutions CEO Christopher Hughey. You can follow him on LinkedIn by clicking here. About four years ago, Dr. Lara Salyer saw her flame go out. She realized she had simply fallen out of love with being a doctor. She had been a…

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Advance Care Planning: The Crisis That Is Leaving Money On The Table and Patients In Limbo

Today’s blog is by Fast Layne Solutions CEO Christopher Hughey. You can follow him on LinkedIn. Five-minute read. “Crisis” and “American healthcare” are two terms we hear used together all too often these days, whether it’s the unsustainable rate of inflation of costs, number of uninsured, or the strain that the pandemic is putting on our…

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How WellAi Is Clearing The Path From Patients To Doctors

This month’s blog is by Fast Layne Solutions, Inc. CEO Christopher Hughey. When I say the terms ‘Artificial Intelligence’ (aka AI) and ‘Medicine,’ what images spring to mind for you? For a lot of people, especially nerds like me, combining those two terms conjures up images of android doctors or Emergency Medical Holograms of the…

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Fighting Physician Burnout: The Countdown Initiative

Reading time: 3 minutes According to the latest annual Physician Well-Being Report, doctors are  5x more likely than others to experience burnout4x more likely to experience extreme fatigue3x more likely to have a poorer overall quality of life2x more likely to experience suicidal ideation, leaving us with just 1 conclusion: It’s time to fight back and put an end…

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HPEC: The Radical Notion That Doctors And Patients Should Be At The Center Of Healthcare

​Today’s blog article is by Fast Layne Solutions CEO Christopher Hughey. 5-minute read. In late July, I talked to Dr. Leah Houston, physician and founder of HPEC, a New York-based start-up dedicated to revolutionizing how physicians interact with patients and each other by leveraging blockchain (aka distributed ledger technology), to eliminate friction for health systems and insurance companies…

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The DTIMP Scorecard©: What Does Digital Transformation Mean For Independent Medical Practices?

​Today we are introducing you to the concept of Digital Transformation for Independent Medical Practices© (DTIMP©, pronounced DEE-timp) and giving you a guide to how you can rate your current success using Fast Layne Solutions’ DTIMP Scorecard©. This is essentially a patient care efficiency measurement that helps you understand how much effort you are dedicating…

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Being a Healthcare Leader of Color In The Age of Black Lives Matter

In honor of this month’s Juneteenth holiday and in recognition of the challenges facing the African American community that we’re seeing highlighted through the Black Lives Matter protests, Fast Layne Solutions CEO Christopher Hughey connected with a hospice administrator and nurse this past week to talk about what it means to be a healthcare leader…

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Bridging A Disconnect In Healthcare Delivery

One of the biggest issues in our healthcare system is the disconnect between cost visibility and care delivery. Doctors are typically trained to deliver the best care they possibly can for the indicated diagnosis, as well they should be. But they rarely have at hand the information necessary to determine if that course of treatment…

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A Cautionary Word From Fast Layne Solutions CEO On The HHS HIPAA Waivers For Telehealth

As I work closely with many healthcare professionals, I am hearing all the latest and greatest (and usually false) rumors about Covid-19.  The latest one is of special importance to independent healthcare providers, many of whom are turning to telehealth sessions during shutdowns to help enforce social distancing. There is a rumor going around, especially…

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The Fast Layne Solutions Response To The COVID-19 Pandemic

Covid-19, the deadly and highly contagious disease caused by the novel coronavirus that was first reported late last year, has already tested our country’s healthcare delivery system, and it is almost certainly not even close to peaking yet as of this writing. Here at Fast Layne Solutions, we are, as always, focused on how to…

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