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Kenneth A. Fisher, M.D. Nephrologist, and author, latest book, Understanding Healthcare: A Historical Perspective", available electronically and in print.
An American solution focusing on individuality and conserving resources can save the Medicare program.
Despite deep philosophical differences between our two political parties, there is a uniquely American solution to saving Medicaid.
For drugs or medical devices to be approved, there must be evidence that benefit significantly outweighs risk. This is to protect the public. A glaring exception is today's EHRs, which were mandated by the 2009 HITECH Act.
There has been much discord as to the proper role of government in healthcare.
How should we be addressing the broader issue of population health?
In the last few years, drug overdoses led by opioids have become the leading cause of accidental deaths, eclipsing that of automobile crashes and violence.