Archive for the 'Health Care Anyone?' Category

Health Care Debate; Now What?

Since my last post I have heard back from 2 out of 3 of the candidates. But not about healthcare. What I received were email after email regarding the same old rhetoric that their faithful are subjected to on a daily basis. BORING. I should have known better than to contact them electronically. For the […]

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Universal Health Care; Button, Button, Who’s Got the Button?

After the debate, I decided that there really wasn’t enough information in each of the candidates posted healthcare plans to really formulate an accurate assessment of them. So, I decided to try to contact each candidate through their websites and asked specifically for additional written information or, better yet, a conversation with a person who […]

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Health Care Post Debate

Oh boy, oh boy! What fun. Obama and Clinton faced off this evening in Cleveland, Ohio during a debate at Cleveland State University. NBC carried the debate with Brian Williams and Tim Russert moderating. And of course, I had to be blessed with the two of them discussing healthcare as the first issue of the […]

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Presidential Health Care or Universal Health Care?

Now that the Democratic nominee race has turned into more of the typical “not so nice” form of campaigning, we finally see the finer points of attack between Obama and Clinton. Mailers sent out by Obama’s camp recently have blasted Clinton’s healthcare plan where it hurts the most. In the voter’s pockets. And Clinton is […]

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Universal Health Care: Promise of HIT Reform

All of the candidates proposals so far have included an estimate of savings related to improving Health Information Technology. All of them are quoting the RAND report which was published in 2005 as a monograph. The monograph is very detailed, 105 pages long and includes the calculations used to arrive at their conclusions. Interestingly though, […]

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