Real disruption in healthcare

KEY TAKEAWAY: [inlinetweet prefix=”” tweeter=”” suffix=””]There are 540 billionaires in the United States, with a combined net worth of $2.399 trillion, according to our 2016 list of the world’s richest people.[/inlinetweet] That’s more billionaires and more combined net worth than any other nation in the world.  What if half of them decided to donate $10 million to a program to bring free healthcare to those who can’t afford it in the US? Continue reading

Spreading the blame for high health care costs

KEY TAKEAWAY: Accoring to the Economist, “EVERY year America spends about $5,000 more per person on health care than other rich countries do.  With healthcare firms making excess profits of $65bn a year. Surprisingly, the worst offenders are not pharmaceutical firms, but an army of corporate healthcare middlemen”. However, the patient, stick in the middle of this debate, doesn’t care. Continue reading