Archives By Month: June 2011

How to become an Entrepreneur?

Posted on June 20, 2011 1:10 am By admin in Innovations in Health Care

How to Get a Real Education – By SCOTT ADAMS –WSJ I understand why the top students in America study physics, chemistry, calculus and classic literature. The kids in this brainy group are the future professors, scientists, thinkers and engineers who will propel civilization forward. But why do we make B students sit through these […]


Posted on June 20, 2011 1:09 am By admin in Innovations in Health Care

5 steps to consider for making the most of Telehealth Michelle McNickle | Web Content Producer | January 20, 2012 Telehealth services offer substantial opportunities for healthcare cost savings, as well as a proven effectiveness with improving patient care, particularly in rural areas. However, to get the most bang for the buck, there is still […]

Are Innovations in Healthcare coming to an end in America?

Posted on June 20, 2011 1:08 am By admin in Innovations in Health Care

Europeans come here for front-line cancer therapy. Where will they go after ObamaCare? A Parable of Health-Care Rationing BY ANNE JOLIS, WSJ Europe Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium Imagine you’re a Belgian industrialist with an idea for a device that treats certain cancers. You’re convinced it would be a huge improvement over the existing standard. But it would […]

Medical Scribes

Posted on June 20, 2011 1:06 am By admin in Innovations in Health Care

Are Medical Scribes an innovation that improves healthcare and the doctor/patient relationship? In the early 2,000s as we were being pushed to see more patients as health maintenance organizations (HMOs) were exerting their control of private practice in the United States, I began writing this Journal on a Quarterly basis. I utilized international conferences as […]

Making Health Insurance Portable

Posted on June 20, 2011 1:05 am By admin in Innovations in Health Care

Special Publications | Health | by NCPA 1-30-06 One of the strange features of the U.S. health care system is that the health plan most of us have is not a plan that we chose; rather, it was selected by our employer. Even if we like our health plan, we could easily lose coverage because […]

Portability – Part II

Posted on June 20, 2011 1:04 am By admin in Innovations in Health Care

Problem: Younger Spouses and Retirees on Medicare. The lack of individually owned, portable insurance is particularly burdensome for many women who are married to older men. When a husband retires and enrolls in Medicare, wives may be left without any coverage – and often at vulnerable times in their lives. At the same time, Medicare […]

Portability – Part III

Posted on June 20, 2011 1:02 am By admin in Innovations in Health Care

Creating Personal and Portable Health Insurance. Just because employers pay all or most of the premium does not mean that health insurance must necessarily be employer-specific. As an alternative, why can’t employees enroll in health plans that meet their needs and stay in those plans as they travel from job to job? Personal and portable […]

After the Welfare State

Posted on June 20, 2011 1:01 am By admin in Overheard on Capital Hill

The moral price of dependence on government is even higher than the financial cost. That crashing sound you hear? It’s the sound of welfare states in collapse. From Albany to Athens, all but the dimmest observers now recognize that the model we’ve been following has run aground—morally, socially and fiscally. Less clear is what’s going […]

Rumors from Texas

Posted on June 20, 2011 12:59 am By admin in Overheard on Capital Hill

New Whispers of Perry 2012 Bid for the White House By NEIL KING JR. For months, Texas Gov. Rick Perry has told potential donors and Republican higher-ups he has no interest in running for the White House in 2012. But over the past two weeks, political advisers and friends say, Mr. Perry has changed his […]

American Exceptionalism

Posted on June 20, 2011 12:59 am By admin in Overheard on Capital Hill

Is America Exceptional? The following is adapted from a speech delivered on September 20, 2012, in Washington, D.C., at Hillsdale College’s third annual Constitution Day Dinner. ONCE UPON A TIME, hardly anyone dissented from the idea that, for better or worse, the United States of America was different from all other nations. This is not […]