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Virginia’s Hospital Finances Looking Good(Comments Off on Virginia’s Hospital Finances Looking Good)

November 11, 2015

Earlier this week, the Thomas Jefferson Institute published a study, “How are Virginia’s Hospitals Doing Today – A Review of Hospital Finances,” showing a detailed listing of the profits and losses and the net worth of the 154 hospitals listed on the Virginia Hospital Information website (HERE) Immediately the Virginia Hospital Association (VHA) put its […]

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Facts Regarding Red Meat, Cancer Scare

The World Health Organization International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) issued a report in late October claiming processed meat causes cancer. IARC reviewed epidemiological studies and decided to classify the consumption of processed meat as “carcinogenic to humans” and consumption of red meat as “probably carcinogenic to humans”. IARC did not do any new research. It […]

Reform for Better Health Care

Now that the Supreme Court has determined that the Obamacare entitlement is here to stay, let’s work toward reforming our health care system in ways that make sense. Virginia is one of 36 states that still has Certificate of Public Need laws (COPN) on the books. This law stems from a federal mandate more than […]

Health Care Should Be Reformed

The Supreme Court decided Obamacare is here to stay. It has given its “constitutional seal of approval” twice in two years to this massive new federal entitlement program and that means any changes will have to be accomplished legislatively and not through the courts. Obamacare may be altered, reformed, and redesigned over the years but […]

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