Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Business of Healthcare: Musings of a Pesky Baby Boomer


Patients tell me they are disgruntled with their health care because they never know what the cost will be. What other business provides services to customers without first disclosing the cost of those services?  From auto mechanics to funeral planners, most businesses are expected, even required by law, to provide an estimate of the cost to the consumer.  With medical fees so incredibly high, why aren’t doctors and hospitals expected to do the same? Why, when patients are given consent forms […]

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