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Healthcare in America

Why Go Fund Me Matters

Sheila Blanchette | Posted 11.13.2015 | Fifty
Sheila Blanchette

There has been a lot of action on the Internet regarding Go Fund Me. Talk of people abusing the system. Brides asking for money to help pay for their weddings but no wedding invitation is forthcoming. Other folks want to take a trip to Europe or buy a new car. Supposedly some people are receiving these requests on a daily basis.

Why 'Obamacare' Has Exiled Me To Florida

David Kanegis | Posted 01.21.2015 | Fifty
David Kanegis

If I remain a New York resident I have no health insurance plan with out-of-state benefits available. Legally changing my residence to Florida there are at least three major insurance carriers with physician networks across the nation. The choice -- though frustrating -- is a no brainer.

Jason Linkins

America's French Laundry Health Care Problem: Your Sunday Conversation | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics

It's often argued that nothing needs to be fixed with the American health care system, because it is the best in the world. The argument I lay alongside that is that the best tasting menu -- at least according to Anthony Bourdain, a man with whom I wouldn't recommend you trifle -- is at French Laundry in Yountville, California.

Why Are Hospitals The Worst Place To Be When You Are Sick?

Judith Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Judith Johnson

I can only hope that healthcare reform will eliminate the reasons why nurses and other healthcare workers repeatedly giggle dismissively as they say that hospitals are the worst place to be if you are sick, that they are hotbeds for infection.

Will Global Payments Improve The Health Care System?

Victoria Rogers McEvoy, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Victoria Rogers McEvoy, M.D.

While health care providers and systems are not primarily driven by money, they are just as susceptible to responding to dollar incentives as the rest of the human ecosystem.