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No, healthcare costs are not a ‘poll tax’

Yes, we pay a lot for healthcare. That doesn’t make healthcare spending a tax, let alone a poll tax. Yet that’s the argument put forward by two world-renowned economists in the Washington Post. They’re not alone in their thinking: University of California, Berkeley economists Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman, the architect of Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s… Read More »

Partners HealthCare unveils 5-year digital health initiative

Boston-based Partners HealthCare is centralizing its efforts to improve the patient experience, streamline hospital operations and boost digital health innovation through research and development. The integrated healthcare system, which includes Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, announced on Thursday the launch of a five-year digital health initiative designed to build upon its investments… Read More »


Hand flip wooden cube with word wealth to health. Getty Healthcare has been the second-best performing sector since 1970, according to our William O’Neil + Co. database, trailing Retail only slightly. Quarterly Price % Change Comparison Graph William O’Neil + Co. The reasons for this strong historical performance are obvious upon reflection. The U.S. population… Read More »