Purple Solutions Book Release on July 31; will be available on Amazon after that.
This is the inaugural issue of the Purple Solutions Podcast, being kicked off by Dr. Stephen Klasko.
This episode is an interview with Dr. Klasko on: Healthy Healthcare Disruptions, and Advice for Joe and Donald
The episode covers a range of topics including identifying problems with America’s broken Healthcare delivery system, potential solutions (some of which have been catalyzed by Covid-19), and advice for presidential hopefuls and voters.
To hear more on healthcare policy, reform and disruption, including a keynote by Dr. Klasko, come to the July 31st Summit.
What is the focus of the Purple Solutions book, podcast & summit? To transform healthcare in America & make it better!
America spends more than any other developed country on healthcare, and yet does not provide better health outcomes. Why is healthcare so expensive in America, and what is the solution to this out-of-control cost curve? Republicans and Democrats can’t agree, and yet rational compromise is desperately needed. Perhaps the best solution to better healthcare in America lies between all this political hyperbole. At this year’s Healthcare Economics Summit, a collection of healthcare experts are coming together to share their thoughts and expertise on how to reform healthcare in America. Expert book contributors include the former president of the AMA, policy and think tank leaders, healthcare executives, entrepreneurs looking to disrupt the current medical industrial complex, politicians, payers, providers and legal experts. The solution to healthcare is in our hands as consumers and voters, not in the hands of big government or corporate medicine. Viable bipartisan solutions to healthcare reform are presented – we just need to change our mindset, and then convince our elected officials to compromise and work towards giving us better healthcare in America.
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A Universal Healthcare Proposal that Includes Markets and Competition
Interview on healthcare reform with policy expert and author David Riemer. In this episode we discuss Riemer’s proposal for universal healthcare that also includes a role for markets and competition. His proposal is called YoungMedicare, and builds on his prior policy work at the state and federal (e.g. with Senator Ted Kennedy) level, and his book “Putting Government in its Place: The Case for a New Deal 3.0.”
Argument Against Universal Healthcare and Government Intervention, in Favor of Free Markets and Competition
Interview with practicing physician, free-market advocate and prominent healthcare policy blogger Dr. Michel Accad. In this episode we discuss the important role of free markets and competition in healthcare delivery, including direct primary care as Dr. Accad himself offers in the San Francisco Bay area. Dr. Accad runs a prominent healthcare policy blog, AlertandOriented, and cohosts the Accad and Koa Report.
Positive Healthcare Disruptions Resulting from Covid-19
Interview with Mercatus Center healthcare scholar and Senior Research Fellow, Dr. Robert Graboyes. In this episode, we discuss the disruptions that are needed in healthcare (disrupting the “Fortress”) to enable better and more innovative delivery of care (the “Frontier), and how this is being catalyzed by the easing of regulations that occurred because of Covid-19. Dr. Graboyes is author of “Fortress and Frontier in American Healthcare,” and a sought-after speaker and frequent OpEd and media spokesperson.