Repealing and Replacing Obamacare with Patient Power | Heartlander Magazine

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Ferrara, Peter Peter Ferrara

Obamacare can be repealed and replaced by free-market, Patient Power health care reforms based on sharply expanding individuals’ power, control, and choice over their own health care, while ensuring health care for all, but with no employer mandate, no individual mandate, and sharply reduced taxes, federal spending, and regulation.

Unlike Obamacare, such reforms would actually reduce the growth of health care costs, through proven free-market incentives and competition, and would promote job creation, rising wages, economic growth, and general prosperity for working people.

Obamacare was sold under the promise of universal health coverage for all, but the Congressional Budget Office projects Obamacare will still leave 30 million uninsured 10 years after full implementation. Moreover, millions of people actually lost insurance upon implementation of the individual mandate, and many millions more will probably lose coverage upon the delayed implementation of the employer mandate, which even the Obama administration unilaterally…

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The “Religion of Big Data” in Medicine: Will Getting More Granular Help Doctors Make Better Decisions?

Excellent points here. A discussion comparing and contrasting big-data analytics with physician heuristics. I am of the opinion that when utilized together, a tremendous amount of improvement could be achieved in care delivery. What’s your take?
A superbly written article by Marc-David Munk, M.D.

Meet The Who’s Who In Direct-Pay, Cash-Only Healthcare Throughout The U.S. In 2014.

The idea of a Concierge or Direct Primary Care (DPC) model of practice is beginning to catch on across the US. This comes as no surprise as this is a great way to #Takebackyourpractice and in addition to maintaining autonomy, to give patients what they need most in this environment…time, education, and treatment.
A DPC model has also allowed many physicians to increase their revenue, diversify their offerings, and innovate inside their practices.
It’s no secret that I support this model, but it isn’t for every Practice. Please let me know in the comments area if you would like to discuss this in more detail. I would love to hear from you!

FORBES: ‘Concierge medicine is a healthcare delivery approach that will be embraced by a percentage of patients. In some respects, it will be a testing ground for new technologies.’

A rapidly transforming healthcare environment will enable a substantial number of investors and healthcare entrepreneurs focused on concierge medicine to become wealthy and possibly ultra-wealthy.

Ladies and gentlemen, I do intend to be one of the entrepreneurs that explores this market, whether or not I achieve wealthy or ultra-wealthy status may be another issue altogether! But, it certainly will not stop me from innovating!

Concierge Medicine Today

A rapidly transforming healthcare environment will enable a substantial number of investors and healthcare entrepreneurs focused on concierge medicine to become wealthy and possibly ultra-wealthy.

By Russ Alan Prince, Forbes, Contributor — I write about the creation and management of exceptional wealth. Note; Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own.

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JANUARY 21, 2015 – Among primary care and emergency room physicians, as well as a number of different types of specialists such as cardiac physicians, concierge medicine is taking hold. It enables these doctors to treat patients the way they prefer. It also, very importantly, ensures they can make a viable living at a time when there is often strong downward pressure on their incomes.

Hospitals and other medical networks are also looking to the concierge medical model to attract patients and generate substantial revenues. All in all, concierge healthcare is likely to…

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