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That Other Potential Calamity for Healthcare

25 February, 2011 Posted by John G. Self
When some public policy calamity strikes, people tremble with fear or anger and they cry out: "Why didn't someone warn us? Why didn't someone tell us that there were bad consequences? We do not want this pain!" Read more»

Healthcare Reform, the National Debt and Career Management

22 February, 2011 Posted by John G. Self
Last Wednesday I spoke to the Health Management and Policy grad students at the University of Michigan. We discussed how healthcare reform will change this industry. But the bigger threat is the budget crisis and the looming national debt/bond market upheaval, which could have abrupt, dramatic and painful consequences for our industry. Look at the disruptions and severe austerity measures in the euro zone. We are not Read more»