Category Archives: Health and Healthcare

healthcare — who pays, and when?

What will healthcare support look like in your part of the world in 2018? Employer-subsidized? Tax-subsidized? Individual fee-for-service? The traditional Chinese system, in which the doctor is paid only when a patient is healthy and not when he/she is ill? … Continue reading

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smart clothes, houses, and toilets!

Some have suggested that perhaps even every shirt (or equivalently, the person wearing it) will have its own IP address. People will be locatable in real time. Your shirt, your house, or perhaps even your toilet can monitor your vital … Continue reading

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healthcare — reductionist vs. holistic approaches

Pressman’s article raises interesting points about healthcare paradigms. For example, a prevailing paradigm in parts of Western culture is the “silver bullet” approach or fast cure.  However, even in the US, there is increasing interest in the more holistic approaches … Continue reading

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