Monthly Archives: December 2018

Is Healthcare A Right?

Blog by Joe Babaian Health care is a right, not a privilege.    ~ Edward Kennedy I think it’s probably more of a privilege.   ~ Sen. Ron Johnson (when asked by a high school student whether he considered health care a right.) I am dedicating this final official #hcldr of 2018 to our discussion on “Is Healthcare […]

Follow the Money – The Intersection of Healthcare and Investing

Blog post by Jared Jeffery at KLAS Research In the face of an increasingly expensive, digital, and consumer-focused healthcare landscape, the discussion of funding impacts more and more of the future of healthcare. Over the last 20 years, the US has shifted from a manufacturing-based economy to a healthcare-based economy. The BLS reports that as […]

Having the Conversation – Death, Dying & Advance Directives

This week HCLDR joins a global discussion on the topic of death, dying and the end-of-life (EOL). On November 28th, 2018 our friends in the #IrishMed (Ireland and UK) community discussed “The Value of Death”. You can see a transcript here. Then on December 1st, 2018 our friends in the #HealthXPh (Philippines) community discussed “The […]