Archives By Month: February 2020
Restoring Affordability by Moving from a Vertical to a Horizontal Industry: Where Private Physicians – Patients – Lab, X-ray, CT, MRI – Urgent Care – Consultants Are in a Level Horizontal Playing Field and not enmeshed in the Vertical Hospital/ Insurance/ AMA/ Government/ Bureaucratic Complex This Will Reduce Health Care Costs at Least in Half.
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In the October 2019 Quarterly Review
Featured Article: The Transformation of the American Hospital In the News: The U. S. District Court upheld racial discrimination at Harvard Government Healthcare: Single Payer is more Expensive than Private Care Lean HealthCare: Is Based on Deductibles and Co-Pays on Every Procedure Misdirection in Healthcare: How Free is Free Health Care? Innovations in Healthcare: Innovations […]
The technology of medicine has outrun its sociology
The purpose of medicine is to prevent significant disease, to decrease pain, and to postpone death when it is meaningful to do so. Technology has to support these goals—if not, it may be even counterproductive. –-Joel J. Nobel I fear we are developing a group of competent technicians, treating disease, but not treating the whole […]
Eradicate Politicized Health Care
HealthPlanUSA.net http://www.healthplanusa.net/ HealthPlanUSA is the network concerned with bringing the best available ideas to a unified HealthPlan concept that will help resolve the health care problems in the United States. We think that Dr. Eakman’s goal in education should be our goal in medicine and health care: Eradicate Politicized Health Care by taking the federal […]
Gene Research Reversed Congenital Blindness Genomic Science Kept My Boys from Going Blind
A rare disease almost took their eyesight, but before their world went dark, a medical miracle happened. By Kristin Papiro | WSJ | Nov. 29, 2019 Nine years ago, my family attended a medical conference in Philadelphia for the genetically unblessed. My husband, Eddie, and I found kinship with the other parents there, born of shared […]
Government’s End: Why Washington Stopped Working By Jonathan Raugh https://fee.org/articles/book-review-governments-end-why-washington-stopped-working-by-jonathan-rauch/ It is April 10, 1992. Four U. S. senators, two Democrats and two Republicans, have marched to the Senate floor with a brave and foolhardy proposal. They are going to take a stab at curtailing federal entitlement spending. Entitlements are the huge check-writing programs whose […]
Molding it to a current, future, or past government program. Frequently making the government program even more expensive.
Almost all of the reform in healthcare is government based. It is proposed in conjunction with Medicare, Medicaid, Veteran’s care, or other members of the alphabet soup. To save and privatize American Medical Care, we have to think and promote private Medical Care which is totally separate from government control. Healthcare is frequently painted with […]
Simplify your life in 2020 It’s a new decade. Time to get these privacy-invasive, depression-causing, money-sucking apps off your phone for good.
27+ smartphone apps you should delete before 2020 https://www.fastcompany.com/90435619/27-apps-to-delete-in-2020?utm_source=pocket-newtab [Source illustration: Jane_Kelly/iStock; Pavlo Stavnichuk/iStock] By Michael Grothaus The modern smartphone app has existed for almost a dozen years now—ever since Apple launched the App Store back in 2008. In that time, apps have become a part of our daily lives, and some of them have […]
The Report of the American Academy of Actuaries Academy Publishes 2020 Election Issues Guide
The American Academy of Actuaries has prepared a series of guides focusing on several major issues to help voters become better informed leading up to the 2020 elections. These issue-focused guides offer information on select campaign topics on which actuaries have expertise. The Academy hopes candidates for higher office will provide details on their proposals to […]
America is looking disturbingly like Europe For health policy that works, look at the evidence By Linda Gorman, opinion contributor
When a policy generating a lot of fame and fortune starts to go wrong, the temptation to ignore new data can be irresistible. For over 50 years, mainstream U.S. health policy makers have promoted research supporting Kenneth Arrow’s 1963 assertion that “it is the general social consensus, clearly, that the laissez-faire solution for medicine is […]