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Aug
15

I’m turning optimistic…

Joe Paduda

After too many months of doom-scrolling catastrophic weather events, rising inflation, ridiculously high medical costs, Russian fascism, social media wars over gender issues and elected officials that can’t seem to do anything but campaign for their next election, I’m starting … Continue reading I’m turning optimistic…

Aug
12

Health insurance saves lives

Joe Paduda

A just-released study shows people with health insurance are a little less likely to die than those without insurance.  That is not surprising; preventive care, access to medications to control diabetes, hypertension, depression, cancer and the like, and early diagnosis … Continue reading Health insurance saves lives

Aug
9

Amazon, Kaiser, and primary care

Joe Paduda

Two seemingly-unrelated new items hit my news feed – Kaiser Permanente lost over a billion dollars last quarter, and Amazon paid $3.9 billion to buy One Medical, a primary care company. Amazon is betting it can make primary care “work”, yet … Continue reading Amazon, Kaiser, and primary care