The Economic Ramifications of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

I do not believe that government intervention solves problems. Usually it just adds complexity, inefficiency, bureaucracy and increases costs. But today John Mauldin looks at the effects of Obamacare and the broken medical system that is the current … [Read more...]

Healthcare Face-off US vs. UK

Since the advent of Obamacare there has been a great debate about U.S. vs. U.K. healthcare. Today we will look at how they compare. A large number of people in the US and UK have some form of health insurance. In fact, according to the Centers for … [Read more...]

Trends: Population, Health and Technology

Imagine getting out of your 20 hp. car and cranking it to start it, getting whacked by the handle and breaking your wrist, while your neighbor trots by shouting "get a horse" and your other neighbor happily puffs by in his Stanley Steamer. This was … [Read more...]

How New Technologies Are Affecting Healthcare

The emergence of new technology in healthcare has and will have profound effects on quality of life, as well as the ability to save more lives. From new inventions in imaging to spreading virtual care by internet and sensors, to machines that can … [Read more...]

Healthcare in the US vs. the UK

The healthcare systems in the U.K. and U.S. are vastly different, although the health-care system in the U.S. is currently undergoing changes that will address one of the key areas where it has been criticized -- in terms of universal … [Read more...]

Advances in Health Technology

The only thing Constant in Life is change. Those who adapt quickest thrive... Those who adapt slowly survive... Those who don't adapt at all... are relegated to the lowest levels of existence... Poverty and misery. The key to success is to adapt … [Read more...]

Improving Your Health While Saving Money

Improving Your Health Your health and your finances are two of the more crucial commodities in life - It's said that the young will give up their health for money and the old will gladly give up their money for health. So why not take care of both … [Read more...]

Crowdsourcing– Is There Wisdom in the Crowd?

In the last few years a new phenomenon has begun to emerge that has been able to tap into the wisdom and resources of crowds... For more than a decade scientists tried to unravel the mystery of an aids like virus using high powered computers. But the … [Read more...]

Health Care Reform To Cost Employers Billions

Health Insurance- The stated purpose of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka. ObamaCare) is to provide affordable health insurance to everyone. In fact, the program actually penalizes anyone who does not pay for coverage. The largest … [Read more...]

Is the Socialization of America Economically Impossible?

Editor's Note: In the following excellent article Brandon Smith argues that world-wide, Socialism is a failure and that America can't afford it and therefore it can't be implemented. I'm not so sure. Politicians are known for implementing things … [Read more...]