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NHS in Crisis: A Warning from Across the Pond

November 10, 2013

The UK Daily Mail ran a commentary on the UK’s health system being on the verge of real crisis.  The culprit?  Bureaucratic ineptitude:  bad doctors get promotions; too many sick, not enough beds; massive waste, fraud, and abuse within the system; and more people are dying because of it.  While any system has its problems, [...]

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Britain — USA Run Away from NHS!

July 11, 2010

President Obama recess appointed a straight-up welfare state redistributionist to handle Medicare and Medicaid, Donald Berwick, despite the fact that no one was holding up the confirmation process.  Obama was obviously hiding Berwick, not willing to give Republicans the opportunity to legitimately bash this guy’s radical point of view in public.  As the saying goes: [...]

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But Doctors Should Earn A Lot of Money

December 21, 2008

The Telegraph is reporting that thousands of British doctors earn six figure salaries.  What’s troubling to me about the article is not the fact that British doctors earn so much, but that the tone of the reporting suggests such a high salary is a bad thing. Becoming a doctor requires more talent, training and sacrifice [...]

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