Healthcare Crippling Our Economy?

(Robin Dickinson) #1

This reminded me of the speaker at the Hint Summit who said that corporations are all running healthcare businesses. What do you think of Warren Buffett’s pronouncement? Forget Taxes, Warren Buffett Says. The Real Problem Is Health Care.

Healthcare Stole the American Dream?
(Jack Forbush, DO) #2

I think the article raises an excellent point in that healthcare costs have really gotten out of control. Those of us in direct primary care know the cost savings that can be achieved and passed on to patients; however, we also recognize that there are principalities, powers and entities that are threatened by our movement. I have a sneaky conspiratorial theory that the forces behind increasing healthcare costs simply driving folks toward greater acceptance of a single-payer system under the auspices of controlling costs.

(Robin Dickinson) #3

I’ve also started a related discussion on Dave Chase’s keynote from the Hint Summit 2017 How Healthcare Stole the American Dream