Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Notable and Quotable: “50 Year Old Assumptions Drag Down ObamaCare,”Paul Howard, Forbes, September 9, 2013
“Top-down controls on health-care spending and bureaucratic panels embedded in Obamacare will inevitably clash with the emerging bottom-up, patient- and consumer-focused market for personalized health solutions at affordable prices. If anything, science and smartphones will lead us to devolve more responsibility and discretion to individual patients and physicians for producing better health outcomes—making government guidelines (however well-meaning) for how care is delivered and who must deliver it outdated before the ink is even dry.”
Tweet: Oft-told, never-gets-old conflicts- top-down vs bottom-up, regulations vs innovation, individuals vs government – tell the Obamacare story.