The Affordable Care Act drove thousands of independent doctors to throw in the towel and join large hospital networks. However, a growing movement of doctors are fighting back against the bureaucratic system. The Affordable Care Act drove thousands of independent doctors to throw in the towel and join large hospital networks. However, a growing movement […]
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Dr. Michel Accad, a physician influenced by Austrian economics, says Austrian insights are essential to a proper understanding of health, which mainstream medicine cannot coherently define. Plus: why we don’t need medical licensing.
What if seeing a doctor could be easy as getting an Uber? Source: Learn Liberty | Doctors On Demand: Would You Use an Uber for Doctors?
by Michael Accad Reprinted from Alert and Oriented Q: What alternative models of health care payment were sought during the Great Depression? A: Taken aback by the sudden surplus of hospital beds, and realizing that patients and families were not willing or able to use hospital services at the prices demanded, leaders of hospital associations and of medical […]
Professor Murray Sabrin discusses changes in cancer treatment, and how big pharmaceutical businesses affect the quality.
Dr. Michel Accad is a practicing cardiologist who blogs for a medical audience at http://alertandoriented.com. He’s written several articles about healthcare for http://mises.org, and you won’t find many MDs as well versed in Austrian economics! Dr. Accad talks about practicing medicine in the Age of Obamacare, where every symptom and every treatment must fit into […]
by Dan Sanchez U.S. and Afghan officials have tried to justify the recent U.S./NATO bombing of a Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières) hospital in Afghanistan (which killed 22 people) by claiming that it was housing Taliban fighters. Glenn Greenwald recently wrote of the: “…long-standing tension between the Afghan military and this specific MSF hospital, […]
by Dan Sanchez US/NATO planes bombed a hospital operated by Doctors Without Borders in Afghanistan on Saturday. The attack lasted an hour, and continued even after medics “frantically phoned NATO and Washington” to tell them what they were bombing. It was no use. The attackers already knew full well what their target was. Doctors Without […]
by Claire Bernish Had the President of Nobel Peace Prize-winning Doctors Without Borders not warned us of the “imminent threat to global health” posed by the TPP, would these 22 doctors and patients have lost their lives early Saturday? “I don’t know exactly how long, but it was maybe half an hour afterwards that they […]
The cost savings and improvements in health-care quality that can be realized when a physician escapes the crazy system we have now, which people mistakenly think is a free market, are staggering. Source: Ep. 481 How Capitalism Can Fix Health Care | Tom Woods