Browsing All posts tagged under »Healthcare quality«

I’ve been impressed by the VA

July 22, 2008

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So, I have to admit that I’ve been really surprised by the VA hospital experience! Prep yourself by reading a brief article here: http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/features/2005/0501.longman.html …which pretty well sums it up: the VA provides better than private sector care at lower cost and does it while existing within the context of a giant, ponderous bureaucracy subject […]

Medical Tourism, part one

February 27, 2008

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If we don’t see massive reform very soon, I think this is going to become so huge. It’ll probably become huge anyway, because the quality metrics are so good and the prices are so low that some procedures are almost certain to grow in their ability to attract self-payers…despite however the reimbursement scheme pans out […]