Eskridge Associates

New Year, Fresh Start for Your Healthcare Career

You’ve finally made it. You’re doing what you’ve always wanted to do: work in the medical field and help people towards their goals of greater fitness, improved health, fewer illnesses and overhauled nutritional habits. But something is missing; maybe the routine has become more of a habit, or the job that started as a challenge […]

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HOSPITAL PRICES ROSE DRAMATICALLY SINCE 2010

Author: John R. Graham Since the Affordable Care Act was signed in March 2010 and began to enroll many more Americans in coverage in 2014, many observers have asserted price inflation in health care has been moderate by historical standards. Such claims are misleading because many observers decline to differentiate between nominal and real inflation. In […]

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Happy Texas Independence Day Y’all!

On March 2, 1836, Texas declared itself free from Mexico becoming a turning point for the state’s history. The Texas Declaration of Independence was announced at a conference on Washington-on-the-Brazos. Historians believe the original handwritten declaration and five copies were made and signed by 59 men at Washington-on-the-Brazos.  Only the original document remains.  The fight […]

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A Note of Thanks to Veterans Everywhere:

This Veterans Day, I’d like to send a personal message to United States service personnel past and present.  We celebrate Veterans Day to commemorate the armistice reached in 1918 ending World War I.  The question still remains today—how do you say thank you to people that have put your life ahead of their own?  These […]

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SDVOSB Contracting: Promising Market?

“Given major federal budget cuts over the past three years, it’s no surprise that contractor growth rates are down. One class of small business, however, is resisting the trend. Service-disabled, veteran-owned small-business contracting has increased from $8.2 billion in 2008 to $14.5 billion in 2012 — achieving a compound annual growth rate of 15 percent. […]

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50 Things to Know About the Hospital Industry

Hospitals and health systems in the U.S. are undergoing a dramatic shift in their business models due to a number of forces that are expected to eventually turn the industry on its head — from providers concerned with the volume of services they provide, to providers who focus on offering high-value services that emphasize keeping […]

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