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Failing Healthcare’s ‘Free Market’ Experiment in US: Single Payer to the Rescue?

By KHURRAM NASIR MD, MPH, MSc  In the industrialized world and especially in United States, health care expenditures per capita has has significantly outgrown per capita income in the last few decades. The projected national expenditures growth at 6.2%/year from 2015 onwards with an estimated in 20% of entire national spending in 2022 on healthcare,… Read More »

Viewpoints: Why Build A Wall When Big Pharma Is Behind The Opioid Crisis?; Stop All This Nonsense About Single Payer

Opinion writers weigh in on these health issues and others. USA Today: Opioid Epidemic: Blame Big Pharma, Not Mexican Drug Lords, For Crisis Over the past two decades, I have seen firsthand the consequences of our crisis. I began my journey into addiction not with an illegal herb or powder from the jungles of Colombia, but… Read More »

Partners aims to streamline imaging with single radiology system

Partners HealthCare is taking steps to streamline its imaging systems by implementing an integrated enterprise imaging platform. The move will reduce a multiplicity of radiology platforms that have been in use at Partners facilities, its executives say. Partners has signed a contract with Visage Imaging, a San Diego-based vendor that’s a wholly owned subsidiary of… Read More »