Long ago (I don’t remember when) in the land of private healthcare funding there was a tribe called Medshield. The tribe was ruled over by a council of old men (and one token woman).
The Registrar of Medical Schemes is at war. Who is the enemy? Schemes with serious governance problems. Last year he invaded Sizwe and Medshield and planted his flag in the middle of the boardroom tables. At the time that there were lots of rumours flying around: Now, the medical aid industry says yet another, but… Continue reading Fog of War
I had been picking halfheartedly at a post regarding the implications of Discovery’s launch (spoiler alert – more than most people realize) for more than a week and was despairing of ever conquering my writer’s block when I came across an article in the Business Day titled Something rotten in the state of the health… Continue reading There I fixed it
And so we have had the second curatorship in as many months. Today we have news that Medshield has been placed under curatorship. This must be a blow to Medscheme, who is rumoured to have been working very hard to get the self-administered scheme back under its roof… (I am blogging from an undisclosed location… Continue reading Unshielded
Earlier this year I wondered what had caused this guy to leave his spot at the top of the Metropolitan Health Risk Management organizational chart.