Health reform will help self employed

Will health reform help part-time workers get insurance?
Consumer Reports News, consumerreports.org

Q: I’m a part-time worker from home and my hours are variable, at times more than 40 hours a week but usually more like 25 hours a week. How does Obamacare apply in my situation? I’m a diabetic and support a family of five, so affordable…

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Obamacare sparks new jobs for tech workers

Tech Workers See Opportunity as Health-Care Law Kicks In
By Jeff Green & Shannon Pettypiece -, bloomberg.com

John Tri­c­as said he heard oppor­tu­ni­ty knock­ing and learned net­work­ing soft­ware two decades ago, when it was the “next big thing.” Now he sens­es a sim­i­lar open­ing as the health-care over­haul law takes effect.

In Sep­tem­ber, the…

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Could ePatient Networks Become the Superdoctors of the Future?

Could ePatient Networks Become the Superdoctors of the Future?
BY ANITA HAMILTON, fastcoexist.com

As technology allows patients to pool their knowledge, can the collective experience of the sick create better care?

There’s some­thing seri­ous­ly wrong with a health care sys­tem that makes patients wait a month or more just to get a doc­tor’s…

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How the U.S. Health-Care System Wastes $750 Billion Annually

 

 

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How the U.S. Health-Care System Wastes $750 Billion Annually


Brian Fung, theatlantic.com

 

As we approach health-care system reform, a breakdown of our biggest losses

 

Every year, the Unit­ed States spends eight times as much money on unnec­es­sary health-care costs as the Pen­ta­gon spent for each year of its oper­a­tions in Iraq.

 

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Dan Roam: Explaining Healthcare Reform on a napkin

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Due to the incredible complexity of our current healthcare reform and the challenges of explaining the need to reform it, Dan Roam has visualized it using a series of napkins…

Clive Thompson on the Power of Visual Thinking | Wired Magazine | Wired.com.