Blog Entries By: Grace

Health is only what’s easy to measure: the case for mental health tracking

When Apple launched its Healthkit you could see from their language they wanted to impress upon the rest of us just what an achievement it was: '...It just might be the beginning of a health revolution'. While there is no doubt in our mind that health apps are way more valuable than most people realize (even if they cover really basic measures, such as the number of steps per day, etc), their language reflect some doubts as well.
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Why healthcare is more than just about medicine

Why is it that we are discussing about healthcare mostly in terms of medicine? Ok, true, since the term 'obesity pandemic' was coined we are also talking about diet as a major contributor to population healthcare. But if diet is part of the equation isn’t is reasonable to expect that other factors will be involved as well?
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The snowball that will start and avalanche in healthcare

It is in the nature of things that sometimes small changes can start up momentous changes. In the physical world there is, perhaps, no better analogue than snow avalanches. In the healthcare world of today the smartphone will generate the same effect. In fact, we are already passed the snowball stage.
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Obamacare's Negative Impact on the Economy Persists

It seems that the discussion of Obamacare continues all over the nation, according to Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens.
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Obamacare is destroying opportunities for young people

As it turns out, for most college students, their first taste of "the real world" is coming courtesy of the negative impacts of Obamacare. For these young people, the taste is bitter as they come face-to-face with the reality that Obamacare is becoming the cause rather than the cure for many of their economic and healthcare woes.
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Cash-only patients may benefit some doctors, but...

As it appears the trend of accepting cash-only patients may benefit some doctors, however it causes disruption elsewhere in the market.
A trend that’s becoming more and more significant in healthcare is the movement of providers dropping from the roles of managed care and taking only cash-paying patients.

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The ObamaCare LIES never stop!

I think we can all agree that we have a professional liar running America. It was rather obvious that in order to get people to believe the hype of ObamaCare, the White House would begin the lies. And they did. So, ObamaCare supposedly brought on 4 million new Medicare signees, when the REAL number is less than 400 thousand.
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