• Ethics, Morality and Values in the Health Care Debate

    I have not written of ethics and morality as a factor in health care reform. Perhaps this is a reflection of their absence in the national debate. Nevertheless assumptions concerning these expressions of American values are inherent...

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  • Week-end Update

    I’ll be on the road again for the next five days, but as I was packing this morning I heard some tidbits I just had to pass on: All the chattering heads in print and TV are...

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  • What Every Voter Needs To Understand About The American Health Care System

    The Republican National Convention is history, Hurricane Issac is winding down in Missouri and the lines of battle for 2012 have been drawn. The Obama-Biden team will doubtlessly talk about health care next week, but their positions...

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  • Efficiency in Health Care

    One of the other watchwords of Health Care for the future is efficiency. The government, and other third-party payers like insurance companies, want to get the most for their money. They have the right to demand it....

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  • Innovation and the Affordable Care Act

    Chief Justice Roberts’s rescue of the Affordable Care Act has big implications for innovation in medicine. Those who crafted the law felt the most successful way to bring down future costs of health care was to promote...

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