By Joseph Franz As much as those of us in the patient care field support the triple aim of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)—better care for populations, better health for individuals, and lower per-capita costs—one aspect of the new health care system that many of us find frustrating is the sheer number of regulations (of [...]
By Joseph Franz The Affordable Care Act remains one of America’s most controversial issues. And whether you’re for it or against it, we can most likely all agree that the implementation of the Act’s healthcare reforms certainly hasn’t gone as smoothly as the government, healthcare workers or the general public would have hoped for. However, [...]
By Joseph Franz Healthcare in the United States costs more than in other countries because we want it that way. As a culture we strive for the best. We also want choices. According to The Atlantic, the average routine office visit in the U.S. costs three times more than in France and Canada and almost [...]
Beginning in April, San Diego will be one of the first cities in California to take part in the Cal MediConnect program.