Our Health, Safety and Happiness – Under Attack

Sick? Have a pre-existing condition? Poor? You may be in trouble if the Republican lead Senate gets its way with its new “health plan.” Americans, our health, safety and happiness are under attack. The NY Times’ Robert Pear and Thomas Kaplan report: “Senate Republicans, who have promised a repeal of the Affordable Care Act for

Physician Shortage is About Priorities

Despite the increased demand for healthcare, the American educational system isn’t responding by producing many more doctors. The American Association of Medical Colleges expects that in 2025, we’ll be about 46,000 to 90,000 doctors short of where we need to be. That means we’ll have to look into how to make more doctors to fill the physician shortage, or, alternatively, how to need fewer doctors in the first place.