Peter G. Peterson is an 88 year old billionaire from Kearney NE. His Peterson Foundation has just established the Peterson Center on Healthcare whose purpose is “developing a comprehensive approach to finding existing innovative solutions in healthcare that improve quality and lower costs, and accelerating their adoption on a national scale.” 325 more words
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The New York Times has two recent articles about health care spending, “Good News inside the Health Spending Numbers” and “The Battle over Douglas Elmendorf – and the Inability to See Good News… 324 more words
The glow of the Golden Arches may be losing its luster for many Americans—and consumers around the world. That has many looking at the perennial big name in fast food. 72 more words
National Health Spending Slowdown Underwhelms; Obamacare Hurting Middle Class | Health Policy Blog | NCPA.org
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While it is literally true that last year’s increase was the lowest since 1960, growth in 2009 was only 3.8 percent, after 4.8 percent in 2008.
Despite years of information to the contrary, there are still many people who see better health care as more health care; more tests, more scans and especially more medication. 622 more words