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A Doctor Talks About ObamaCare Issues

by Admin 02.13.2013

A physician friend of mine answered my last post about Obamacare’s unintended consequences privately. I asked him if I could share his comments if I kept him anonymous, so I said I would. Here it is: I read your last newsletter regarding your surprise and disappointment with your recent experience on the fringes of Obamacare […]

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Law of Unintended Consequences Strikes Obamacare

by Admin 02.08.2013

Well, the Affordable Care Act has already kicked in. And the law of unintended consequences is again running amok. Beware if you are on Medicare or Medicaid, and even several private plans: Because I have mitral valve prolapse (benign abnormality) I go every couple of years to the cardiologist to have it checked. When I […]

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Shh..Here Comes the Monitor?

by Admin 01.10.2013

Although my geeky friends and I have been wearing fitness monitoring devices for years (I’ve personally tried Fitbit, Jawbone Up and Nike Fuel Band), This is the year they’re destined to hit the consumer market. You know this because this week’s  Consumer Electronics Show featured more than a dozen launches — some of new products […]

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Have Health 2.0 Companies Jumped the Shark?

by Admin 10.10.2012

Health 2.0 companies have jumped the shark, although health care transformation itself  has barely begun. How can this be? It’s easy. The money found the space. Over a billion dollars were invested in mobile health applications so far, and that’s only one part of the space covered by what has now evolved into a meet […]

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