Tag Archives: care

We spend about half of our federal tax dollars on health care. That’s ridiculous. – USA TODAY

opinion Marty Makary Opinion contributor Published 12:23 PM EDT Sep 16, 2019 As presidential hopefuls debate how much more money to pour into our broken system, they should consider how much we already spend.  In a new report out Monday, my Johns Hopkins colleagues and I found that nearly half of our federal tax dollars… Read More »

Part 2: The U.S. has fantastic health care, the problem is….

MISSED PART 1 OF THIS EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW SERIES? READ NOW to learn about Dr. Wyatt Decker’s perspectives on the state and challenges of the health care industry, where it’s smart for leaders to focus, what change means for different stakeholders across health care and lessons learned from a physician executive. Imagine this scenario: there are… Read More »

American Health Care Is Sick–and Its Workers Are, Too – Scientific American Blog Network – Scientific American

American medical students, physicians and nurses: There’s good news and bad news. The bad news is that our health care system and many of its workers are sick. The good news is that we can heal them. We should waste no time in starting. Health care is a big business, and our system reimburses hospitals… Read More »