Health Care and Healthcare: Immoral and Unconstitutional | Dr. Deane Waldman’s

For decades, political pundits and the mass media have bombarded the public with a drumbeat of misinformation on healthcare. By the power of constant repetition and with dissent suppressed, these two falsehoods have become commonly accepted wisdom: 1.Health care is a fundamental human right.2.Washington will solve our healthcare crisis. Health care MUST BE a right! AfterContinue reading “Health Care and Healthcare: Immoral and Unconstitutional | Dr. Deane Waldman’s”

Public option won’t serve the public | Dr. Deane Waldman – Fixing US Healthcare

BY DEANE WALDMAN, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 01/24/21 02:00 PM EST THE VIEWS EXPRESSED BY CONTRIBUTORS ARE THEIR OWN AND NOT THE VIEW OF THE HILL https://thehill.com/opinion/healthcare/535557-public-option-wont-serve-the-public Democrats now control the White House and both Houses of Congress, albeit with very slim majorities. What will they do with (or to) health care? “Medicare for All” or the HouseContinue reading “Public option won’t serve the public | Dr. Deane Waldman – Fixing US Healthcare”

Vaccination Is Not EntireAnswer To CoViD

As the Pfizer-BioNTechvaccine is now being shipped out,and with Moderna’s mRNA vaccine about to achieve FDA approval,Americans begin tobreathe easier believing that vaccination isthe answer to our prayers, an end to the CoViD-19 nightmare. Suchconfidence is misplaced. Vaccination is part of the answer but not the complete solution. The goal of vaccination is to make all Americans immune toContinue reading “Vaccination Is Not EntireAnswer To CoViD”

Democrat Healthcare Promises are Another Fraud

On November 3, it was not only CoViD-19 but ongoing failure of our entire healthcare system that was foremost in voters’ minds. Close to 80 million Americans apparently believed Democrat promises they would produce a healthcare system we all want. Whether implementing Medicare-for-All (favored by Kamala Harris and Bernie Sanders), the Biden Healthcare Plan or some combination, Democrats promiseContinue reading “Democrat Healthcare Promises are Another Fraud”

Thinking Systems Need Systems Thnking

After describing machine and complex adaptive systems, we define a thinking system with two unique, defining characteristics: having goal(s) separate from survival and the capability to innovate purposefully. Thinking systems always learn and are the only systems that can structure their own learning. Healthcare is a paradigm of a thinking system and is repeatedly plaguedContinue reading “Thinking Systems Need Systems Thnking”

More coverage doesn’t necessarily translate into better patient care

Everyone believes that the purpose of a healthcare system is to get the right care on time to the most people, and everyone is right. Where common wisdom goes astray is the presumption that coverage equals care. Most people think that having health insurance guarantees getting healthcare, i.e.,  1. Those who have coverage will getContinue reading “More coverage doesn’t necessarily translate into better patient care”

How to Get Timely, Affordable Health Care | Healthcare and Insurance

To get what you want, you must first decide what that is. If you believe media reports on healthcare, the public wants to save money and to have health insurance. Money and insurance are not our primary healthcare desires. What we want is simple and universal: access to timely affordable health care. Federal politicians haveContinue reading “How to Get Timely, Affordable Health Care | Healthcare and Insurance”

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