Obamacare Is Not a Disaster!

Obamacare Is Not a Disaster!

Congressional Republicans and the president can’t seem to coordinate their activities to “repeal and replace” the ACA, or get much of anything done. Their inability to deliver on their promise to give the public something better than the ACA is a surprise, since they...
Gun Rights and Healthcare as a Right: Where Do We Go From Here?

Gun Rights and Healthcare as a Right: Where Do We Go From Here?

“Keep Your Eyes on the Prize” evolved from a Southern gospel song to become an anthem of the Civil Rights movement of the fifties and sixties. It’s a phrase that frequently pops into my head when I am frustrated with my progress against a goal. It comes to mind now...
Are Consolidation, Competition, and Innovation the Answer? Part 1

Are Consolidation, Competition, and Innovation the Answer? Part 1

Are systems consolidation, competition and innovation the triple play that will deliver quality care for everyone at a sustainable cost? Perhaps before we try to answer that question we should avail ourselves of the lessons learned over the efforts of the last fifty...
What’s Next in the Healthcare Debate?

What’s Next in the Healthcare Debate?

I was delightfully dazed and confused the morning after Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski and John McCain launched us into the next phase of the healthcare debate by giving the ACA a last minute reprieve. In a mix of ecstasy and disbelief I watched the video of John...