Health care consolidation limits freedom and independence. The government’s drive to consolidate doctors and hospitals – and thereby more easily exert control -- began with Medicare and continues under Obamacare.
The Obama Administration wants solo practices to disappear. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a 962-page proposed rule that will hurt 87 percent of solo practices (89,383 clinicians).
Hacker attacks using ‘ransomware’ endanger patient lives. Recent attacks on electronic health record (EHR) systems have disabled hospitals full of sick and dying patients.
Have you read Donald Trump’s health care plan? At first glance, there’s nothing unique about his plan. The first six points look like he picked off standard GOP health care talking points without much creative thought. Interestingly, it sounds like he has no idea we already have the Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) he’s proposing.
Have you looked into your medical record? Does it claim you are depressed when you aren’t?
Bernie Sanders proposes Medicare-For-All. His health care proposal includes six new taxing streams, the end of private insurance and employer-sponsored coverage, and $28 trillion in new federal spending.
Read the strange letter from Facebook’s CEO. Addressed to his newborn daughter Max on December 1, it’s chock full of collectivist thoughts written to the world. Peek inside the mind of the man in control of Facebook with the data of 1.55 billion people at his fingertips.
Americans need to see “population health” for what it really is. Last week, a POLITICO panel discussed the term “population health,” which is key to Obamacare’s transformation away from the private practice of medicine -- and into the everyday lives of Americans – starting with Medicare.