It’s easy to criticize pharmaceutical and insurance companies. But we spend much more on hospitals.
Las firmas de capital privado y de riesgo están enamoradas de una legión de nuevas empresas que promocionan los beneficios de las visitas médicas virtuales… ¿son buenas?
Amazon’s personal assistant is gaining medical skills to provide coaching or transmit and monitor patient data. Besides the loss of the human touch, virtual medicine pursued in the name of business efficiency or profit bodes ill.
Cualquier reforma significativa requeriría una realineación importante del sector de atención médica, que ahora es el mayor empleador en al menos una docena de estados.
Reform has a cost. But the point of a health care system is to treat patients, not to buttress the economy.
Only by the bizarre logic of the U.S. pharmaceutical industry does this drug count as any kind of generic.
The Trump administration has ordered hospitals to reveal their prices. If patients and politicians pay attention, this could be a game changer for health care.
The governor of California has proposed some big ideas. Who knows whether he can pull them off, but there’s reason for hope.
Candidates are charging toward midterm elections on a platform of single-payer and universal coverage rhetoric. Yet “Medicare-for-all” and single-payer mean different things to different people.