Delivering Health Apple: Our Most Important Health Care Company?
Apple is aiming to make clinical trials better by collecting data from iPhone users who volunteer to take part. The company could become an important health care resource.
Delivering Health Cheap Tech, Costly Tech, and You
Some technologies make health care better but raises costs. Others lower costs without sacrificing quality. We need much more of the latter.
Delivering Health The ACA Empowers Nanny Bosses
Employers are increasingly penalizing employees who refuse to enroll in programs to lose weight or quit smoking.
Delivering Health Medical Association Gives One Cheer for Telemedicine
The AMA’s new guidelines for telemedicine are needlessly prohibitive. We need to rethink how we regulate health care in the age of smartphones, instead of importing old regulatory structures.
Delivering Health The ACA Is a Distraction from Our Health Care Crisis
The Commonwealth Fund has put the U.S. last in its 2014 survey of first world health care systems. It’s yet another reminder that the ACA is no cure for the persistent flaws in our health care system.
Delivering Health The Downside to Big Data in Health Care
Big Data applications are all the rage in health care right now, but centralized databases have limitations. We need to empower consumers, not give medi-wonks more excuses to exercise even more centralized control of the national health care bureaucracy.