Innovations in Health Care


Portability-Part IV

Posted on January 10, 2015 10:39 am By admin in Innovations in Health Care

The NCPA/Texas Blue Cross/Blue Shield Plan to Create Personal and Portable Insurance at the State Level The proposal that follows was presented to Gov. George W. Bush’s Blue Ribbon Commission on the uninsured by the National Center for Policy Analysis and Texas Blue Cross and Blue Shield in 1999. How can the purchase of health […]

Portability-Part I

Posted on April 10, 2014 12:41 pm By admin in Innovations in Health Care

Making Health Insurance Portable 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 […]

Healthcare Leadership

Posted on July 10, 2012 12:11 pm By admin in Innovations in Health Care

Steven Burd, Chairman, president and chief executive officer, Safeway Inc, has presented his Health Care program at the World Health Care Congress for the past several years. We present some highlights of his program. They are now assisting returning veterans to obtain employment. Mr Burd has been a member of the Board of Directors since […]

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 […]

Telehealth

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 […]