Monthly Archives: October 2012

THE COST DISEASE OR WHY HEALTHCARE COSTS DON’T FALL?

Computers get cheaper but healthcare doesn’t, observes William J. Baumol, professor emeritus at Princeton University. His book “The Cost Disease” (Yale University Press 2012) builds on this argument that he first put forward about 50 years ago with his collaborator, … Continue reading

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UNDERSTANDING OBAMACARE:

According to J.D.Kleinke, resident fellow of the American Enterprise Institute ( NY times Sept 30 2012), the core drivers of the health care act are market principles formulated by conservative economists, designed to correct structural flaws in the US health … Continue reading

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ODE TO STEVE JOBS:

PRESS TO LISTEN TO AUDIO Listen to audio (MP3) Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The trouble makers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And … Continue reading

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HERE IS THE SOLUTION TO CANADA’S HEALTHCARE COST CRISIS:

About 75% of the $250 billion in annual healthcare costs in Canada is from chronic diseases that can often be reversed or prevented by a healthy lifestyle. Putting money and effort into helping citizens make healthy decisions will reduce the … Continue reading

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