Category: Healthcare cost

Medicare to Negotiate with Pharmaceutical Industry

In March 2015, Health Attitude: Unraveling and Solving the Complexities of Healthcare was published. One of the recommendations made in the book, to address the spiraling healthcare cost for Americans, was to allow Medicare to negotiate the price of drugs. It was

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The Positive Potential of the Internet

There has been plenty of bad news about the Internet lately. Big tech spying on us, fake news, etc. I am optimistic these issues will get resolved, although it will take time. Meanwhile, there are a lot of good things

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The New Shoulder

Here is the proof of my new shoulder. The new titanium ball is nicely fitted into my humerus, the long bone in the upper arm between the elbow joint and the shoulder. It took a highly skilled surgeon with hammer,

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My New Shoulder

All of us are familiar with arthritis, but we may not realize there are more than 100 different types of arthritis and related conditions. Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in America, and more than 50 million adults and 300,000 children have

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Drug Pricing Transparency

Last March, I quoted the new Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary, Alex Azar, as saying, “Change is possible, change is necessary, and change is coming.” I hope so. Change is desperately needed. It remains to be seen if the

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