British voters are terrified of US companies privatizing the NHS. They should be | Astra Taylor

The US healthcare machine raked in $100bn last year and CEOs are salivating at the money they could extract from British patients As has been widely reported, if the Conservatives win the British election, a potential trade deal with the United States could put vital parts of the NHS remarked. NHS or anything else everything will be on the table, absolutely. Those of us across the pond are horrified on the UKs behalf. Dont let Trump and his cronies carve up the NHS. Vote and fight as if your life depends on it because it does. A jaw-dropping Americans say a friend or family member died because they were unable to afford medical treatment. Thats what it means for the …

How did Trump’s health chief lose nearly $50k in luggage in three days?

Seema Verma, senior Trump official who is anti-Medicare for All, filed a claim to be reimbursed in taxpayer dollars after luggage was stolen Seema Verma who, as a senior figure in the Trump administration, has made it more difficult for poor Americans to access health coverage, has filed a claim of $47,000 for the loss of her luggage while on a three-day work trip. According to Politico,Verma filed the claim on 28 August 2018 after having her luggage stolen while giving a speech in San Francisco. Her expenses included 20 pieces of jewellery, which sounds reasonable for a three day-work trip if you are Snoop Dogg. She had originally estimated the cost of those pieces at $20,000, but came back …

Brits Try To Guess How Much US Healthcare Costs, React With Great Surprise When They Hear The Real Prices

about half as much per person on healthcare when compared to the U.S.. And when their residents hear about this, they can’t believe it. Just like the Britons in this video. PoliticsJOE PoliticsJOE PoliticsJOE PoliticsJOE PoliticsJOE PoliticsJOE PoliticsJOE PoliticsJOE Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: pointed out that hospital discharge rates for various procedures, such as knee and hip replacements and different types of heart surgeries, indicate that the use of care services in the U.S. is not so different compared to other countries. The  Next, administrative costs. They accounted for 8 percent of total national health expenditures in the U.S. For other countries, they ranged from 1 to 3 percent. Additionally, health care professionals in America reported …

Will Google get away with grabbing 50m Americans’ health records?

Googles reputation has remained relatively unscathed despite behaviors similar to Facebooks. This could be the tipping point Few things are certain in the American healthcare system except for the paperwork. The tedious ritual of signing forms authorizing new providers to access our medical history is the result of a rarity for Americans: thanks to the first amendment, we have few rights and little expectation of privacy, except when it comes to our medical records. Even doctors who have our best interests at heart must get permission to access our data under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (Hipaa). So it was truly shocking to learn this week that a business partnership between Google and Ascension, a major hospital chain …