Why Are Screening Colonoscopies So Expensive?

June 21, 2013 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy, Medicine by RangelMD

The reasons why health care is so expensive in this country are far deeper and more fundamental than what some hospital charges for a colonoscopy.

Making Health Care Affordable by Making it Expensive

June 18, 2013 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy by RangelMD

The liberal theory on why health care is so expensive is that the health care insurance deductibles for rich people are too low leading them to use more health care and cause increased prices for everyone else. No really.

Health Care is Not Like a Supermarket. It’s More Like a Bazaar

May 29, 2013 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy, Medicine by RangelMD

No, hospitals don’t really expect patients to actually pay those outrageous prices for their emergency services.

ER Mythology in Health Care Reform

October 1, 2012 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy by RangelMD

Claiming that the ER is the solution to or the reflection of the crisis of the uninsured in this country will get you further into the realm of mythology than reality.

Long Office Wait Times: Don’t Blame the Patients

August 9, 2012 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy by RangelMD

Blame the system.

Constitutional Ammendments Needed by Our Medical Professionals.

July 22, 2012 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy by RangelMD

Our nation’s medical professionals need protection as well.

Why the Supreme Court Approval of Obama Care is a Victory for Conservatives . . and a Setback for Liberals

June 29, 2012 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy by RangelMD

Don’t believe anything you read or hear about the Supreme Court Decision. This is not a liberal victory or vice versa.

CLASS Act Failure Mirrors Medicare Failure

October 18, 2011 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy by RangelMD

The same liberal egalitarianism irrationality that sunk the long term care plan (CLASS act) is ultimately going to sink Medicare.

How Medical Care is Like Deficit Spending

September 30, 2011 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy by RangelMD

Spending money like it’s someone else’s problem.

Why Medical Documentation Software Development Has Lagged Behind

December 27, 2010 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy by RangelMD

An example of why it’s hard to write software for health care delivery systems.