Archives By Month: January 2018

Restoring Accountability in Medical Practice by Non-Participation in Government Programs and Understanding the Devastating Force of Government

Posted on January 4, 2018 6:57 am By admin in Restoring Accountability in HealthCare

Association of American Physicians and Surgeons The voice for private physicians since 1943. Join our 75-year tradition of protecting the patient-physician relationship. AAPS is the oldest organization that continues to defend freedom and ethics in medicine.  Plan now to join us at our 75th Annual Meeting, October 3-6, 2018 in Indianapolis. On the legal front, […]

The October 2015 Issue

Posted on January 4, 2018 6:46 am By admin in Recent Postings

Featured Article: Single-Payer National Health Insurance around the World Part VIII In the News: The Changing Ideal Blood Pressure International Healthcare: Hospital’s Struggles Challenges China Health-Care Reform Economics of Government Directed Healthcare: The Essential: Ludwig von Mises Lean HealthCare: Practice Fusion Misdirection in Healthcare: Medicaid Expansion Increased Health Insurance Enrollment Overheard on Capitol Hill: Deferred […]

Are we Jeffersonian or Hamiltonian?

Posted on January 4, 2018 6:45 am By admin in Wisdom in HealthCare

Healthcare may be in the same Conundrum that Jefferson and Hamilton were in during the 1760s. Are we now under Hamiltonian control by central government? Will we be able to return to Jeffersonian freedom at the individual level? The current Hamilton Production based on the Grand scale biography of Ron Chernow may not give us […]

Understanding the present problem

Posted on January 4, 2018 6:44 am By admin in The Health Plan for the USA

The Major Current Problems in HealthCare The $3 trillion health care industry is the only major segment of the economy that is failing, and there is nothing the employer, insurance carrier or government can do about it. Health care is the only product or service (outside of public education or maybe the USPS) that has […]

A New Way to Fight Cancer

Posted on January 4, 2018 6:42 am By admin in Innovations in Health Care

WELCOME TO THE NEW ERA OF MEDICINE It used to be science fiction. Harnessing your body’s own immune system to fight cancer. But what was once the fruit of a wild imagination is today a reality. Finding lifesaving treatments is our life’s work—the work of the 140,000 biopharmaceutical researchers who boldly leap into the unknown […]

In the Senate Lounge

Posted on January 4, 2018 6:41 am By admin in Overheard on Capital Hill

Between a Tax/Spend/Regulate senator (Charles) and a Liberty/Freedom Senator (Mitch) Senator Mitch (R): Medicare will run out of money three years sooner than expected — becoming   insolvent in 2026 — and Social Security’s financial problems can’t be ignored either, the government said this week in a sobering checkup on programs vital to the middle class. […]

Introduction of disruptive digital innovations

Posted on January 4, 2018 6:39 am By admin in Misdirection in HealthCare

Is Digital Health The Future Of Healthcare? –Originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.     University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics, Educating leaders in health informatics since 1997 Answered Mar 15, 2018 · Featured on Forbes and Apple News Author has 161 answers and 96k answer views Worldwide, healthcare […]

A Deductible and Co-payment on everything Medical

Posted on January 4, 2018 5:06 am By admin in Lean HealthCare

Some health insurance carriers still tout zero deductible or zero copayment as the best deal in medicine. But this best deal is just temporary because it leads to excessive healthcare costs because of overutilization. This then eventually will lead to increasing insurance cost. When money is no object, price does not matter. If price does […]

Involving doctors can help improve US healthcare

Posted on January 4, 2018 5:05 am By admin in Government HealthCare

Front Line of Healthcare Report 2017: Why involving doctors can help improve US healthcare Bain report | May 11, 2017 By Tim van Biesen, Josh Weisbrod, Michael Brookshire, Julie Coffman and Andy Pasternak Executive summary The US healthcare industry is still in search of a cure—a breakthrough model that can deliver high-quality care at lower cost. Over the past five years, […]

Global Healthcare

Posted on January 4, 2018 5:03 am By admin in International HealthCare

Global Healthcare Private Equity and Corporate M&A Report 2017 Bain report | April 19, 2017 By Kara Murphy, Nirad Jain, Joshua Weisbrod, Franz-Robert Klingan, Vikram Kapur, Justin Doshi and Jeff Haxer Turmoil creates opportunity, and in 2016, there was plenty of both. Private equity investors contended with a world of uncertainty.1 Would the long-running global […]