And A Pony

The whole health care reform thing totally baffles me. Where do all these idiots (and yes, you ARE idiots) who support health care reform think the money is going to come from for all these improvements? Cost savings?? Sorry, idiots, but if savings were already available, insurance companies would have  already gotten them, and . . . → Read More: And A Pony

Reforming Healthcare & Taking On Big Pharma: An E-Interview & Reader Q&A with S.J. Robinson

Former nurse and retired attorney S.J. Robinson, author of The Price of Death, has practiced law dealing with medical malpractice and insurance companies over the last 30 years. Her book focuses on issues such as health insurance reform, oversight for prescription drug production, and the growing power of healthcare conglomerates. For more information about . . . → Read More: Reforming Healthcare & Taking On Big Pharma: An E-Interview & Reader Q&A with S.J. Robinson

Would You Marry Someone for Their Health Insurance?

Brandy Brady and Rick Huggins of Lake Charles, Louisiana, met in February at a Mardi Gras party and fell in love. They both feel certain they would have eventually married each other regardless of their current circumstances, but the fact that they decided to marry each other by April, after dating for only two . . . → Read More: Would You Marry Someone for Their Health Insurance?

Medical Tourism: The Latest Trend in Healthcare

Medical tourism may be defined as seeking healthcare outside one’s own country. This is becoming more common as people search for affordable healthcare. In the U.S., patients travel to countries that perform the procedure they need for a fraction of the cost of the same procedure done domestically. In Canada, . . . → Read More: Medical Tourism: The Latest Trend in Healthcare

What the U.S. and Canada Are Ashamed to Admit

As the recent campaign for the Democratic nomination has shown, there is always much debate surrounding the issue of delivery of healthcare; specifically, what is the best way to deliver healthcare to citizens in the most cost-efficient manner? The U.S. healthcare system has provoked criticism due to its high cost . . . → Read More: What the U.S. and Canada Are Ashamed to Admit

Your Right to Healthcare Or Your Right to Choose?

These are exciting times for all of us given the increasing interest in healthcare during a presidential election. One key theme in the transformation of our medical system has been whether universal healthcare is something we want, something we can afford, and something we want to make happen.

When people think of universal healthcare, . . . → Read More: Your Right to Healthcare Or Your Right to Choose?