What’s Up in Healthcare (October 18-25, 2014)

What’s Up in Healthcare (October 18-25, 2014)

Is healthcare burning a hole in your pocket? It would be great to know why it costs that way, right? And have you ever noticed how Canada’s healthcare system is structured to succeed in all its objectives?

Here’s the newest and most interesting on healthcare.

What If America Had Canada’s Healthcare System?

From The Atlantic

By Olga Khazan (@olgakhazan)

Canada is known for a lot of things; it has its great cold weather, very interesting wildlife, the food is outstanding, and the people are very hospitable. However, there’s one major thing we missed, Canada’s greatly structured healthcare system.

Olga looks into a situation where America had Canada’s Healthcare System. There are certainly a great number of positives, but there are negatives too. Read up and explore the possibilities.

Read more here.

Joni Ernst Thinks the Poor Should Turn to Church for Healthcare

From Blue Nation Review

By Jill Bond

There have been poorly made suggestions on healthcare but Joni Ernst thinks there is room for just one more. She suggests that the less fortunate should chance going to the Church instead of looking at Obamacare.

What are your thoughts about this suggestion?

Read more here

Why Healthcare Is so Expensive

From Money CNN

This will be the first video that we will feature on our healthcare round up. We couldn’t resist, this video explained more than enough for the average joe. Do you know why your healthcare is so expensive?

There are a lot of details that go into your medical bill and often times you are left there standing in front of the cashier daunted by how huge you medical bill turned out. Oh, and are you still going to take that icepack?

Read more here

Why Health Insurance Companies are Doomed

From Fortune

By Jeffrey Pfeffer (@JeffreyPfeffer)

Open enrollment season is coming up for the healthcare industry, but because America doesn’t exactly have the best healthcare performance in the world, it’s safe to assume that health insurance companies are in fact doomed.

America ranks very low on health outcomes. There are still models, however, that perform exceptionally well; case in point, Kaiser Permanente with its very systematized model and low costs.

Read more here

12 Ways to Be a Feminist Healthcare Provider

From Feminist Midwife

Stephanie manages the blog, Feminist Midwife, and if she can’t tell you about healthcare for women then I don’t know who can.

The list she organized may apply to both men and women but she constructed it to appeal to women the most. This is a list the every healthcare practitioner should consider.

Read more here

Written by Infinit Healthcare

Infinit Healthcare’s content team consists of regular blog contributors who writes topics about outsourcing and its relation to the Healthcare Industry.

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