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10 tips to reduce poor quality healthcare, unjustified care costs
10 tips to reduce poor quality healthcare, unjustified care costsThe cure for the ills of healthcare lies within our grasp. It’s called “managed care,” which simply means care that is efficient and effective.
Physicians shouldn't fear death talk with patients
Physicians shouldn't fear death talk with patientsThe advance directive. The words instill a sense of foreboding, a finality not many are prepared to face.
Health professionals volunteer their services when the ACA isn't enough
Health professionals volunteer their services when the ACA isn't enoughFree clinics are wonderful and an important part of the fledgling healthcare infrastructure in economically struggling areas, but should not be necessary in a wealthy country. Americans deserve better.
8 tips for avoiding employee handbook crises
8 tips for avoiding employee handbook crisesCan your employee handbook get you in trouble?
Will insurers’ doubts be Obamacare’s unraveling?
Will insurers’ doubts be Obamacare’s unraveling?UnitedHealthcare has generated more conversation about the challenges with the Exchange Products and that has certainly helped their stock price.