ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY–(Marketwired – Oct 1, 2013) – Research shows patients with more personal relationships with their physicians are healthier and have better outcomes1. The problem today is that it’s becoming more difficult to build a relationship with a physician who has the time to offer that level […]
Cover Story: Seattle, The clinic offers a College Guardian program for $15 a month, and members can call any time to consult about a medical concern.
For members, the doctor is in September 30, 2013 @ 12:51pm | Tim Kelly ~ KPBJ Editor Dr. Blain Crandell spent a year finding out what health care is like in another country. Now that he’s back, he still isn’t working in a family practice that’s typical of the […]
By Rick Ungar, Forbes Contributor FEBRUARY 2, 2012 – Got an ideological predisposition towards defending the value of free markets in medicine? Take a look at this – Each and every year, approximately 3,000 children—typically between the ages of 2 to 5—are diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Once […]
Dr. Alicia Cunningham Releases Vermont Medical Infographic Graphically displays why Vermonters cannot see their doctor easily. About 400 people a week in Vermont are reading the 2 pages below top to bottom, so interest is high. The public really wants to know what is going on. South Burlington, […]
By Susan Jaffe Sep 13, 2013 – This KHN story was produced in collaboration with After reassuring seniors that Medicare is not part of the new health insurance marketplaces, administration officials have a warning for anyone who may have other ideas: selling marketplace coverage to people who have […]
By Mary Agnes Carey and Julie Appleby, KHN Staff Writers Sep 16, 2013 – This KHN story was produced in collaboration with The health law’s online marketplaces, also known as exchanges, will be open for enrollment Oct. 1. They will allow individuals and consumers to comparison shop for […]
ROBERT NELSON, MD: Better Consumers Make Better Patients. The case for consumer-driven medical care.
BETTER CONSUMERS MAKE BETTER PATIENTS ~The case for consumer-driven medical care~ ~Why perpetuating the third-party payment model is not the answer~ By Robert W. Nelson, MD | Dr. Nelson’s Blog SEPTMEBER 19, 2013 – In the January 21st issue, JAMA.2009; 301: 321-323, the premise and conclusions put forth by […]
By John Goodman Filed under New Health Care Law on September 10, 2013 Get ready for high-deductible insurance: ObamaCare is likely to make high-deductible policies more common. Companies that face penalties if they don’t offer coverage are seeking inexpensive health plans to fulfill the law’s requirements. According to […]
IRS finalizes penalties for Obamacare “individual mandate” Posted by CNN’s Leslie Bentz (CNN) – The Internal Revenue Service has issued finalized rules for the individual mandate portion of the Affordable Care Act, President Obama’s healthcare plan. The individual mandate penalty has long been one of the contentious components […]
JACOBSON: ‘Concierge Medicine, A healthcare option once reserved for the wealthy may now be the middle class’ best chance to weather the vagaries of post-Obamacare medicine.’
It’s Time To Redefine Concierge Medicine A healthcare option once reserved for the wealthy may now be the middle class’ best chance to weather the vagaries of post-Obamacare medicine By Matt Jacobson Source: PR Newswire LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — If you’re middle class and you […]