Former President & CEO, INTEGRIS Health

health care reform; individual mandate

Repeal or Replace?

Published in The Journal Record
December 14, 2016

When Donald Trump takes the oath of office on January 20, 2017 it is presumed he will mention one of his most fervent campaign promises, and that is to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare). Continue reading

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A Huge Motivator

Published in The Journal Record
October 19, 2016

My father gave me lots of advice. One pearl of wisdom was to marry a rich girl.  I ignored that guidance and married for love.  Continue reading

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Good Intentions Hampered

Published in The Journal Record
December 16, 2015

In the late 1800’s France poured money, men and material into building the Panama Canal. They were spectacularly unsuccessful.  Years later the concept of a canal intrigued President Theodore Roosevelt.  The prevailing sentiment at the time was that the canal should go to Nicaragua presumably because clearly anything connected with the French had to be slipshod. Continue reading

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Book Review: “Political Malpractice – How the Politicians Made a Mess of Health Reform”

Published April 15, 2012
The Oklahoman
by Don Mecoy, Senior Business Writer

Stanley F. Hupfeld, longtime CEO of Integris Health, wrote a book to save his television set. Growing increasingly frustrated with the political sound bites and cable TV coverage surrounding the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aka “Obamacare,” Hupfeld starting writing rather than throw something at his TV. 


Stanley Hupfeld

The result is “Political Malpractice: How the Politicians Made a Mess of Health Reform” (Tate Publishing, $12.99, paperback), a fine primer for Americans wanting to know more about health reform. Hupfeld believes we are poorly served by the political rhetoric and cable TV news pundits involving “the often-uninformed rantings of those among us with the largest megaphones.” Continue reading

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