There is a trend towards consolidation in the healthcare industry. We’re seeing hospitals buying up medical provider offices (or forming them). The main financial advantage is that they can then bill at hospital rates or bill for things like room charges without the actual hospital overhead. This article documents one example of this practice in Boston.
I’ve been looking at schools for my two-and-a-half-year-old daughter and I was floored by the quality of education available today. One school, Near North Montessori, really stood out from the rest. It’s fostering a science and culture of learning that is unbelievable. The days I remember of mindless memorization and hours of sitting bored and