Category Archives: Cost of Health Care

CANCER. The Suffering. The Expense. The Tragedy.

Study Sees More Breast Cancer at Young Age That’s the headline that first caught my eye. Then, a few days later I saw this one: “Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us.” That’s when I decided to write a blog featuring … Continue reading

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One Drug. Two Years. $500 million—paid by the taxpayer

Another stark example of a seriously broken healthcare system A few weeks ago, I blogged about how the cost of healthcare is now compromising our national security (See link below). In it, I highlighted the four categories of “entitlement”  spending … Continue reading

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America’s fittest mayor (Chicago) goes PLANT-STRONG!

Rahm Emanuel now encouraging ALL city employees to follow his lead Not only is he the mayor of one of America’s largest cities, he served in the first Obama White House as the President’s Chief of Staff. Now, as Chicago’s … Continue reading

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Dollars & Sense of Healthcare, Defense & National Security

Strange bedfellows indeed—but then healthcare affects everything.  Just a few days ago, my blog consisted of a letter to David Brooks (New York Times) about the cost of healthcare and the inability of Congress to make one single hard decision … Continue reading

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A host of unsustainable issues—One common solution

In search of a few powerful, “BIG PICTURE” journalists In the past few days, I ran across three separate articles in the New York Times—written by three different journalists: David Brooks, Reed Abelson and Elisabeth Rosenthal. (Links to all 3 … Continue reading

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To-do list for our president’s second term in office

The experts weigh in on what his top priorities should be. In the 11-7-12 New York Times, nine of our nation’s best & brightest minds debated what Obama should be focusing on for his final four years in office. (See … Continue reading

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Obama will need a lot of help to fix our cost of health care.

An idea for that help…courtesy of McKinsey & Company In the latest McKinsey Quarterly, there is an article entitled, “Health care in China: Entering uncharted waters.” Well, it may not be charted, but we have a real good template for … Continue reading

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