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Medical Education: Capitalism's Next Frontier?

Jim Jaffe | Posted 09.17.2014 | Politics
Jim Jaffe

Starting a new school is an expensive proposition, which may explain the modest number that have opened in the past decade. But now the private sector may be coming to the rescue by creating proprietary -- or profit-making -- schools to train physicians.

American Health Care: Time for Voters to Decide

Vincent Brogan | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics
Vincent Brogan

America has talked socialized medicine for decades but that's as far as it went. It threatens the American principle of freedom of choice, a mantra the GOP likes to claim as its own but it is one few really disagree with.

A Public Health Catastrophe Could Ensue If the Supreme Court Declares the Affordable Care Act Unconstitutional

Mark A. Hall | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics
Mark A. Hall

While opponents obsess over what vegetables the government might require them to purchase, they overlook the potential public health catastrophe that could well ensue if the Court were to declare the law unconstitutional.

Healthcare Costs Double In Less Than A Decade

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.16.2011 | Business

U.S. healthcare is so expensive that records are broken even when cost increases slow. According to a new report by Milliman, a global consulting ...

Want to Lower The Healthcare Price Tag? The Insurance Debate is Just the Beginning

Zack Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Zack Cooper

As the healthcare debate rages on, it is important to keep in mind the limits of what our healthcare system can accomplish.