Short Analysis of Single Payer as a Cost Control Mechanism

Overview During the current healthcare debates that continue to occupy the majority of media attention in this country, many solutions have been tossed around.  The NEJM panel discusses cost control and the need to balance it with achieving an ultimate goal of universal coverage.  Many cost control ideas are tossed around in the discussion, with […]

Change We Can Believe In – Health Information Technology That Works

Change we can believe in.  That is the motto used by current President Barack Obama during his 2008 presidential election campaign.  As the debate on improving national healthcare continues, this motto bears much impact on the future of healthcare.  Most surveys conclude that a majority of Americans desire true ‘change we can believe in’ when […]

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Analysis – Obama Healthcare Speech

On September 9, 2009, President Barack Obama addressed a joint session of Congress to discuss an issue of both importance and controversy that has plagued the United States for decades – how to reform healthcare.  Initiated as a main platform in his bid for the Presidency, Obama is pushing for healthcare reform to occur this […]