Navigation Links
Dr. Ira Williams Asks What’s Wrong With Jonathan Bush’s Book, Where Does It Hurt?
Date:7/22/2014

Greenville, SC (PRWEB) July 22, 2014

Dr. Williams says, “Bush has joined the constantly enlarging chorus of those who have recognized that the greatest health care system in the world is too costly, inefficient, and far too often needlessly deadly while trying to serve the public. Unfortunately, Bush has also joined the multitude of quasi-experts seeking to transform an enormous system that none of them can first describe in detail.”

Dr. Williams, in his continuing series of Open Letters (http://is.gd/wdU2CM) provides a critique of “Where Does It Hurt?” and how Bush’s enthusiastic championing of several examples of entrepreneurship in health care promises a new form of health care delivery that have been arriving in communities across the nation. Williams says, “If only a true transformation of our dysfunctional health care delivery system could be that easy.”

Dr. Williams continues, “Bush and I agree with the multitude that the current health care system is both ‘convoluted’, and ‘broken’, and that there are multiple forms of new methods seeking to delivery patient care utilizing the rapidly expanding wonders found in the “cloud”. Our differences on how to reinvent the health care delivery system however far out-weight our concurrence.”

Dr. Williams adds, “Bush did recognize the latest estimate of needless hospital deaths as published by John James in the Journal of Patient Safety (http://is.gd/GzKOg3) in September 2013 to be as many as 440,000 people annually, but only after asking, ‘…how do you define “harm”?’ Where Does It Hurt joins a long list of well-intended books offering suggestions on how to introduce more incremental changes to an enormous, unorganized system that is devoid of any systematic characteristics.”

Dr. Williams says, “Those that believe that entrepreneurship and better marketing will miraculously transform a health care delivery system with a quarter century track record where every new estimate of needless hospital deaths is significantly greater than all previous estimates beginning with the original 1990 estimate of 98,000 (http://is.gd/LTnBli) are looking through the wrong end of their optimistic telescope. Logic should demand that the first question to be asked, and answered is, Where are we now, and how did we get here? A three-phase process for how to completely reorganize the current health care delivery system is provided in Find The Black Box.”

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/07/prweb12032061.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2014 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Dr. Ira Williams, Health Care Consultant, Recognizes How Health Care “Best of Intentions” Can Illustrate Lack of Understanding
2. Q&A With Dr. Ira Williams, Author Of “Find The Black Box” Featured By Becker’s Hospital Review
3. Dr. Ira Williams Comments On A New Wall Street Journal Book Review That Speaks Volumes About Healthcare System Dysfunction
4. Dr. Ira Williams Invited To IHI 25th National Forum On Quality Improvement In Health Care
5. See What’s in Earth’s Future ? and Out in Space Now ? at SPIE Optics and Photonics
6. Complimentary Interactive Webinar, Introduction to Scrum-Agile- “What’s in it for me?” on Wed, Jun 26, 2013
7. Ion Proton™ Sequencer - Inventor, Dr. M. Jonathan Rothberg and Life Technologies CEO, Greg Lucier, Available for Interviews at CES Today
8. Avantium Appoints Jonathan Wolfson to its Supervisory Board
9. Harrington Discovery Institutes Dr. Jonathan Stamler earns AHA Distinguished Scientist Award
10. Biohack Pure’s Jonathan Weisman Predicts the Future of Smart Drugs
11. Biohack Pure's Jonathan Weisman Discusses New Reports Revealing More Risk Factors for Dementia
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/10/2016)... 2016 ASAE is introducing a hybrid membership ... (AMC) the option of joining or renewing through an ... by staff size, every employee in any size association ... reap all available member benefits.   John ... membership options will allow organizations of any size and ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... 2016  Matchbook, Inc., a company specializing in ... companies, announced today the appointment of Jim ... brings nearly 25 years of experience in supply ... nearly two decades in executive level roles as ... Genzyme and, most recently headed global logistics and ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) , ... February 10, 2016 ... ... highly anticipated expansion to their comprehensive training and support program, Sonalink™ remote monitoring. ... Sonablate® HIFU procedures performed on Friday, February 5th, connecting Dr. Samuel Peretsman to ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Cenna Bioscience Inc., an emerging biopharmaceutical company focused on the ... it has been selected to present at the Cavendish Global Health Impact Forum taking ... The purpose of the Forum is to help family offices and foundations develop and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:2/1/2016)... NEW YORK , Feb. 1, 2016  Today, ... Heart Association (AHA) announced plans to develop a first ... cognitive computing power of IBM Watson. In the first ... disease, AHA, IBM (NYSE: IBM ), and Welltok ... metrics and health assessments with cognitive analytics, delivered on ...
(Date:1/25/2016)... Jan. 25, 2016  Glencoe Software, the world-leading supplier ... publication industries, will provide the data management solution OMERO ... Photo ... Phenotypic analysis measures the characteristics ... allowing comparisons between states such as health and disease, ...
(Date:1/20/2016)... --  MedNet Solutions , an innovative SaaS-based eClinical technology ... is pleased to announce the attainment of record-setting corporate ... of the company,s laser focus on (and growing international ... comprehensive, easy-to-use and highly affordable cloud-based technology platform. ... growth achievements in 2015 include: , Record ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):