New AMA Ad Emphasizes Common Ground on Health Reform, Shares Vision to Fix Broken System
...eal the Medicare physician payment system that harms seniors' access to care
Ease the crushing weight of medical liability and insurance company bureaucracy
"Our system is at a point where the status quo is no longer acceptable," said Dr. Rohack. "The AMA takes its position at the center of ...
House Democrats' Health Plan Contains Words of Coercion -- Not Choice -- Text Analysis Shows
..., but if the language of the 'America's Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009' is a guide to its true intent, then the bill is really about empowering bureaucracy
and limiting freedom, competition, and the marketplace," said NTUF Director of Congressional Analysis Jeff Dircksen. Among his findings:
Filling the gap: The importance of Medicaid continuity for former inmates
...rements and states have the freedom to enact tougher regulations.
"This leaves many inmates potentially facing months of reenrollment paperwork and bureaucracy
upon release before they can get any medical coverage," he says, noting that the process which also involves meeting with Social Security Income and ...
Betsy McCaughey Responds to Poorly Informed Critics
...ory service for doctors and hospitals that voluntarily adopted electronic medical records. The stimulus bill transforms that small office into a vast bureaucracy
with coercive powers that affect "every individual in the U.S."
2) Shame on the AARP for not recognizing the devastating impact of the Federal C...
Stealth Rationing of Medical Care Sneaks Into the 'Stimulus' Bill, Says the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)
... are sickest.
The stealth provisions of this bill create a massive new bureaucracy
for controlling medicine, giving this new bureaucracy
more money than the stimulus bill provides to all of our armed forces combi...
Radio Address by President Bush to the Nation
...of addiction, we've built strong partnerships with faith-based and community groups. These groups open minds and change hearts in a way no government bureaucracy
can -- so my Administration has supported their life-changing work. Through our Access to Recovery program, addicts receive vouchers they can redeem ...
The Need for Cultural Reform at the VA
...traumatic brain injury (or otherwise) benefited
( http://www.va.gov/oig/54/reports/VAOIG-08-01105-171.pdf ).
A cultural problem? An insulated bureaucracy
that overly relies on
internal monitoring sets the stage for stagnancy and resistance to reform of
systemic problems. Alas, when disclosures of wrong...
Jolie-Pitt Foundation Awards Second Grant to Global Action for Children
... "Helping impoverished children cannot be accomplished only by additional taxpayer dollars. The structure of U.S. assistance must be rethought so the bureaucracy
can be 'smarter' and target emerging challenges. We urge the new Obama administration to reform foreign assistance and invest in the health and well-...
Stuart Chesky, DO, JD, Ohio KePRO Medical Director, Appointed to Ohio Joint Legislative Study Commission on Most Favored Nation Clauses in Health Care Contracts
established as part of HB-125, the Health Care Simplification Act, passed
earlier this year.
"The overall goal of the Commission is to simplify the bureaucracy
the health care system so that hospitals and physicians can concentrate on
what they do best -- caring for patients," said Dr. Chesky. "I am honore...
Calif. Nurses Laud Passage of Single-Payer, SB 840, Seen as National Model for Guaranteed Healthcare for All
...hat SB 840 "takes the money
we're already spending and uses it more efficiently to cover everyone.
We're wasting a third of our health care dollars on bureaucracy
insurance companies makes the system too complicated, premiums are
skyrocketing and thousands of Californians are dying every year because of
bureaucracy in Biological Technology
SBIR/STTR Programs: Free Money or an Invitation to Governmental Bureaucracy
As an attorney who works with several technology-based companies, I frequently receive questions about how to obtain outside financing. One source that is often overlooked is government funding through the federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) ...
Republicans criticize Doyles growth package
...behind neighboring Minnesota ($326 million), Illinois ($229 million) and Michigan ($73 million).
Doyles plan would close that gap by creating a new bureaucracy
to invest in capital funds managed by experienced investment professionals that focus on early-state companies in Wisconsin. The authority will be fun...
Health Care Reform is Working Its Way Back on to the Political Agenda
...-patient relationship. If you believe health care is a right, you may also believe its a violation of that right to ration health care or to entrust a bureaucracy
to decide who gets what treatment and under what conditions.
Indeed, the insurance system does some of that that now. But insurers must work with e...
WTN Exclusive Interview: Cory L. Nettles, Secretary of Commerce
...o do is to manage our resources and do a better job of being leaner, smarter and more efficient. We cannot assume that bigger governmental budgets and bureaucracy
necessarily translate to economic development. The Department of Commerce has to do a great job of managing and marketing, even with fewer resources. ...
The Coming of Biotech Generic Pharmaceuticals
...itute (NCI), which has played a significant role in the U.S. in bringing forward new cancer products.
Unfortunately, the NCI today is a very large bureaucracy
whose goal is the discovery and development of new therapies but not the commercialization of such therapy. As such, the NCI process is very slow.
Who does your IT staff work for?
...nership will strengthen your business. But not every vendor issue is the result of some internal deficiency like poorly trained users, slow accounting bureaucracy
or that crazy marketing department that cant decide what it wants. Those instances all occur but so do vendor problems, and if you never see vendor pe...
WTN exclusive interview with Commerce Secretary Cory Nettles (part 1)
...n at least 20 years. He did that by cutting a billion-and-a-half dollars or more out of state spending, by cutting back 2,300 positions from the state bureaucracy
by saying that were going to do the hard things to start to manage our state resources, our budget resources in a much more fiscally responsible way....
Using clinical IT to improve care
...d nurses alike are duty-bound to make sure that every patient receives appropriate treatment with as few errors as possible, pushing through layers of bureaucracy
and paperwork to keep even the slightest error from costing lives.
Keeping all this information in one place is an enormous job, and one which, acc...
John Kerry talks technology
... but I emphasize the word start. Where government does help spur research, it is very successful. But today its done at the margins, with far too much bureaucracy
in between. The SBA itself needs to become much more entrepreneurial and business friendly.
CS: Do you support making the Internet sales tax ban ...
Bill would require data keepers to notify consumers of info leaks
...aggressive in the data security field. Failure to meet these requirements could be used in a civil case against them.
"We don't want to create more bureaucracy
and more oversight, but we think something should be put in there to help the consumers of Wisconsin."
Lincoln Brunner is a WTN contributing edito...