Freedom and Equality in Health Care

This article was first published on LinkedIn on July 1, 2019. Freedom and equality. Two words that define the American spirit. Two words that contradict each other when it comes to health care. As we celebrate Independence Day, we reflect on our nation's initial struggles, contemplate how we’ve evolved and consider whether we’re still living up to the dreams of our … [Read more...]

Using Socially Responsible Investing to Combat Obesity

This article was first published on LinkedIn on June 24, 2019. The latest news from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is disturbing: the death rate from cardiovascular disease has fallen only 4% since 2011. In contrast, it dropped about 70% over the past 60 years. Decades-worth of anti-smoking campaigns and clinical steps to prevent heart disease, like the … [Read more...]

Health Care Is Not a Right

This article was first published on LinkedIn on June 6, 2019. It has been viewed over 4,000 times. As we commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, we honor the bravery and fortitude of the soldiers who helped safeguard our freedom. Their service secured our right to free speech. Our right to bear arms. Our right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. But here’s a … [Read more...]

SXSW 2019 Audio Recording

SXSW 2019 was a fantastic experience. During my 40-minute talk, I outlined my plans to transform the American health care system. I discussed the ideas on my Amazon-bestselling book Health Care: Meet the American Dream. Attached here is an official SXSW audio recording of the talk. Take a listen - you'll hear all kinds of things about rationing in health care, the cons of a … [Read more...]

Say Good-Bye to Health Insurance as We Know It

A modified version of this post was sent out via The Powers Report. Please subscribe to get the latest updates! I, like many of you, am wondering what's going to happen to the health insurance market now that steps have advanced to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare). As many of you know, I voted for Trump with the hope that ACA would be replaced. … [Read more...]

Employee Based Healthcare: An Obsolete Entitlement

Advocacy for universal healthcare in America has stirred up the debate over the government’s role in society. Should the government require that all Americans are medically insured? If so, those who cannot afford it will get their insurance paid by the government. It won’t take long for the collective chorus to start chanting, “Entitlement!”So-called entitlement programs are … [Read more...]