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Assessing a "Public Option" for Health Care
The “public option” is central to many Democrats’ vision for health care reform, but it has attracted pointed criticism from supporters of the “single payer” model and opponents of federal intervention alike. In an edition of the JOURNAL ...
The Big Bone Lie – Don’t Believe the Hype!
As a result, doctors prescribe Fosamax, Boniva and other drugs to help “build bone density,” and they come with a slew of undesirable side effects; ulcers, liver damage, vision loss ... to rebuilding our strength and health that I have an entire ...
Budgeting for a new military vision
To accomplish that, Panetta said, a new strategy was developed for the military force of the future: "The military will be smaller and leaner, but it will be agile, flexible, rapidly deployable and technologically advanced. It will be a cutting ...
A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Health Net, Inc. and Its Subsidiaries
A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR ... military retirees programs and a number of ancillary services including behavioral health, dental and vision. Operations over the last few quarters have improved. In 2012, the company ...
A Hoosier's view of health care in Sweden
I have been following the health care debate from the beginning ... but that doesn't mean we shouldn't look at ideas we could borrow from other countries. America's strength has come from recognizing her flaws and finding a way to fix them.
Health Care Reform Passes--Now Let's Start Health Care Innovation
The Mayo Clinic is innovating broadly in health care. Clayton Christensen has a great book on The Innovator’s Prescription that calls for disruptive innovation in healthcare based on new business models. This is a very important book. Now that the US has ...