established in Houston, TX over fifteen years ago.
We help a primary care practice resolve strategic
issues, establish internal objectives, or add
obesity medicine to the practice. We keep abreast
of the overall healthcare environment. But we
focus on the medical weight loss business
environment and industry.
focus on the medical weight loss industry,
we can help a practice that offers obesity
medicine make timely industry-related decisions.
And we can help the practice establish appropriate
objectives and measurements for those objectives.
We continually examine an organization's external
business environment. Examining an organization's
business environment is often called environmental
scanning and analysis. We use our analysis
results to help identify actions a practice might
take to seize opportunities and avoid threats.
In the past, we concentrated on the aerospace
industry, the computer industry, the air bag
industry, and the health care industry. Several
years ago, we began applying our expertise
exclusively to the medical weight loss
segment of the health care industry. We bring
extensive strategic-information analysis
experience to this health care industry segment.
weight loss sub-industry includes
organizations that offer non-surgical medical
programs employing diet, exercise, behavior
modification, and medication to achieve weight
loss or better health. The
medical weight loss sub-industry is influenced
by organizations that perform weight loss or
metabolic surgery, because surgery for weight
loss or improved metabolic health is an option
an obesity medicine provider might need to
present to a patient.
We, at Information
Uncover, access and evaluate obesity
medicine-related industry information on an
ongoing basis. We read extensively, attend
professional development events, and talk with
obesity medicine experts. We perform these
activities so that we can offer clients
the best in medical weight loss industry
information analysis for strategy
formulation, decision making, and issue
some of the things we can do: We can
help a practice add obesity medicine to the
can work with a practice to determine which weight
loss competitors, and other environmental forces,
might affect the practice. We can help a practice
establish internal objectives. And we can help a
practice resolve strategic issues.
one thing we don't do: We don't reveal the
names of those to whom we are providing or have
In summary, we focus on the medical weight
loss industry. We help an obesity medicine
practice better navigate the medical weight loss
industry. We help a practice add obesity medicine
to the practice. We help the practice resolve
issues and establish objectives. And we keep
the relationship we have with the practice
over nine years, we have sponsored a bariatric
industry related blog.
In the blog articles, we talk mostly about items
associated with the weight loss industry. The blog
articles include clinical and business oriented
topics. In the blog articles, we often highlight
environmental issues or strategic or tactical
actions that a practice engaged in obesity
medicine might consider in its strategic
You can review our Bariatric
News Bibliography to see citations
associated with the kind of medical weight loss
industry related information we identify and
analyze. This bibliography is frequently updated.
The book, Business Intelligence Using Smart
Techniques: Environmental Scanning Using Text
Mining and Competitor Analysis Using Scenarios
and Manual Simulation, Revised Edition,
demonstrates some of our analysis methods.
Excerpts from reviews of this book's first edition
are shown on this site under the menu item, Book Information.
Additional information about the book can be
accessed by going to Amazon.com.
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