us health care system


a: US health care system ~
b: GM


"The US health care system is like GM. It is broken, it can't be fixed, and all the ideological dogma in the world is not going to save the US health care system from implosion. Canada does not have socialized medicine it has nationalized health insurance. Health care costs here are half what they are in the US and we are healthier -and we don't ride bicycles to work. Canada produces 30% of the cars made in North America because labour costs (health insurance) is cheaper. "

Writer: Philip De Groot
Date: Jan 23 2014 8:51 PM

a: Us health care system ~
b: computing circa 1959

What: "At TEDMED, Eric Dishman makes a bold argument: The US health care system is like computing circa 1959, tethered to big, unwieldy central systems: hospitals, doctors, nursing homes. As our aging population booms, it's imperative, he says, to create personal, networked, home-based health care for all."Not really. Mainframe computers work pretty well.

Writer: Eric Dishman
Date: Jan 23 2014 9:04 PM

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