Blog Archives

ARCHIVES: SEPTEMBER 2017


Blowing Stuff Up

Allowing even more competition in healthcare is scary because disruptive change upends parts of the system and raises questions about how certain needs will be met, but the alternative we are pursuing is setting us up for a worse outcome.

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Philosophical Schizophrenia

When firms gain advantages through the political process, their ‘wins’ do not benefit anyone else; but when someone ‘wins’ in a fair market, many others share in the benefit.

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Rent Seeking

Besides radical transparency, a robust market-centric approach to healthcare requires a check on ‘rent seeking’ by large, established firms.

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The Light Side of Light

There are many benefits from increased and radical transparency in healthcare, but none is more important that how it will drive improvement and innovation.

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Genesis 1:3

When policy leans heavily on the market, which is preferred, radical transparency is one of the best checks on market abuses and inefficiencies.

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Finding My Way Back

Tim’s proposed changes to the delivery side of healthcare are summarized in a few bullet points.

 

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Tim Coan, ALN’s CEO, writes an insightful and witty blog three times a week about a variety of topics relevant to independent physician practices.

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