Archives By Month: July 2018

April HPUSA Quarterly

Posted on July 20, 2018 1:20 am By admin in Uncategorized

Featured Article: Having health insurance is not the same as receiving health care In the News: Practice Fusion is agreeing to be sold to Allscripts International Healthcare: Universal Child Health Care in Quebec Government Healthcare: Sham Peer Review Lean HealthCare: Automatic if Doctor and Patient are totally in charge Misdirection in Healthcare: Sham Peer Review […]

Health is better than wealth

Posted on July 20, 2018 1:17 am By admin in Wisdom in HealthCare

The poorest man would not part with health for money, but . . . the richest would gladly part with all their money for health. –C. C. Colton (1780-1832).  Addressed to Those Who Think, l.225. 1823. Health is better than wealth. –John Ray (1628-1705). A Collection of English Proverbs. p. 153, 1678. Having good health […]

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

Posted on July 20, 2018 1:09 am By admin in Restoring Accountability in HealthCare

Medicine and Liberty – Network of Liberty Oriented Doctors,, Alphonse Crespo, MD, Executive Director and Founder Medicine & Liberty (MedLib) is an independent physician network founded in 2007, dedicated to the study and advocacy of liberty, ethics & market in medical services. – We support professional autonomy for doctors and liberty of choice for […]

How to make Health Care Less Costly

Posted on July 20, 2018 1:06 am By admin in The Health Plan for the USA

Victor R. Fuchs, PhD of the Stanford Institute for Economic policy Research suggest we should begin by replacing Employment Based Insurance. Among the most important domestic policy problems in the United States is the high cost of health care, which is estimated at $10 000 per person per year and is at least 50% more than […]

Is Direct Primary Care a Game Changer?

Posted on July 20, 2018 1:02 am By admin in Innovations in Health Care

by Rita Rubin, MA May 22/29, 2018 Article Information: JAMA. 2018;319(20):2064-2066.3173 Denver family practice physician Lisa Davidson, DO, ran a fee-for-service practice for 8 years, her only staff a physician assistant who was also a social worker. By 2011, her practice had grown to 6000 patients, and her rent was about to soar. Davidson had had enough. “I […]

The Kavanaugh Character Assassination

Posted on July 20, 2018 12:59 am By admin in Overheard on Capital Hill

Senator Wilson:          We have the confirmation hearings of Judge Kavanaugh coming up who is President Trump’s appointment to the supreme court to replace Justice Kennedy who is retiring at the end of this month. The American Bar Association (ABA) previously gave Kavanaugh a unanimous “well qualified” rating for his nomination.[21]After Kavanaugh was accused of sexual impropriety, the […]

Sham Peer Review

Posted on July 20, 2018 12:55 am By admin in Misdirection in HealthCare

PSYCHIATRIC EVALUATIONS ARE HAZARDOUS TO THE DOCTOR’S CAREER. By Richard B. Willner, Executive Director of The Center for Peer Review Justice In this day of excessive regulation and hindsight aided evaluation a new danger is even more pressing.  Various administrative boards that are established by states, the federal government or associated agencies maybe have […]

It begins and ends with the patient

Posted on July 20, 2018 12:50 am By admin in Lean HealthCare Lean Production Begins with LPPD by John Y. Shook Lean Product and Process Development  (Insert PATIENT everyplace you see CUSTOMER/ Lean Production isn’t just about the factory. It doesn’t even begin there and certainly doesn’t end there. It ends with the customer. Where does it begin? Also with the customer. But that pithy statement […]

The Fifth Circuit tees up a major separation of powers case

Posted on July 20, 2018 12:46 am By admin in Government HealthCare

Calling Judge Kavanaugh By The WSJ Editorial Board July 29, 2018 One exciting prospect for a Supreme Court that may soon include Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch is reining in the excesses of the administrative state. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals this month teed up a potential early blockbuster by ruling that the Federal […]

Canadians Can’t Wait Any Longer For Healthcare Justice

Posted on July 20, 2018 12:41 am By admin in International HealthCare

Sally C. Pipes | Investor’s Business Daily | May 11, 2018 Canada’s health care system is back on trial. Last month, a nine-year-old lawsuit challenging British Columbia’s prohibition on private health insurance and private payment for medical care resumed. Dr. Brian Day, an orthopedic surgeon who runs the private Cambie Surgery Centre in Vancouver, is […]