International Medicine

By Del Meyer on 10/14/2018 1:38 PM

This story appears in the September 30, 2018 issue of Forbes. Subscribe By Steve Forbes , Editor-in-Chief FACT & COMMENT “With all thy getting, get understanding.” IN 2002 Belgium legalized the murderously chilling act of euthanasia, whereby doctors and nurses kill patients with their supposed consent. Holland had formally done the same the year before. […]

By Del Meyer on 09/14/2018 12:17 PM

By Herman Cain Former Presidential candidate September 19, 2018 Imagine government bureaucrats in Washington deciding whether your life is worth saving or not. Such a nightmare that could very well become a reality should the Democrats get their way. When the government gets involved in healthcare, it always leads to disaster and death — and […]

By Del Meyer on 07/07/2018 6:42 AM

Explore the NHS of the past and future or catch up on today’s latest news from the NHS 70 celebrations Find out more about the NHS at 70 As part of the NHS’s 70th birthday celebrations, there will be a dedicated ‘NHS70 theatre’ at the Health and Care Innovation Expo in Manchester on 5 and 6 […]

By Del Meyer on 06/30/2018 1:29 AM

During my formative or education years in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine in the 1960s, I had the good fortune of international exposure. While still in the Air Force, I was able to attend the International Union against Tuberculosis (IUAT) in Amsterdam courtesy of the USAF. Tuberculosis was still a global problem, especially in the […]

By Del Meyer on 05/30/2018 12:33 AM

The Private Cost of Public Queues for Medically Necessary Care, 2018 Authors: Bacchus Barua, Associate Director, Health Policy Studies, Fraser Institute Sazid Hasan, Economist, Fraser Institute — Published on May 23, 2018 We frequently hear of the benefits of socialized medical care. We hear of proposals of “Medicare For All.” Periodically we reference what Medicare-for-all […]

By Del Meyer on 04/10/2018 1:45 AM

Authors: Ben Eisen, Director, Provincial Prosperity Studies, Fraser Institute Steve Lafleur, Senior Policy Analyst, Fraser Institute    Joel Emes, Senior Fellow, Fraser Institute Published on April 24, 2018 Over the past fifteen years, Ontario’s provincial economy has struggled relative to the rest of the country. The reasons for Ontario’s economic weakness are complex and varied. […]

By Del Meyer on 03/09/2018 2:23 PM

A Winning Issue that deals with Gross Trading Abuse by Steve Forbes, Editor-in-Chief, FORBES HERE’S A HUGELY winning issue for President Donald Trump that would deal with a gross trading abuse and simultaneously advance his goal of reducing the prices of prescription drugs: Insist that foreign buyers of American pharmaceuticals–almost without exception government agencies–pay their fair share […]

By Del Meyer on 02/09/2018 1:57 PM

Trump is right: The UK’s NHS is Failing and more Money won’t save it by Sally Pipes | Feb 26, 2018, President Trump was referring to a massive “NHS in Crisis: Fix It Now” protest that occurred on Feb. 3 in London. (Yui Mok/PA via AP) President Trump recently “slammed” socialized medicine on Twitter. He […]

By Del Meyer on 01/09/2018 1:31 PM

Ray Suarez and a NewsHour reporting team traveled to the Netherlands in September to explore the country’s innovative universal health care system, which has gained attention as a potential model for U.S. health care reform. Compare the health care systems in the Netherlands, Japan, the United States and its neighbors — Canada and Mexico– below […]

By Del Meyer on 12/09/2017 1:08 PM

Medicare is a term that refers to Canada’s publicly funded health care system. Instead of having a single national plan, we have 13 provincial and territorial health care insurance plans. Under this system, all Canadian residents have reasonable access to medically necessary hospital and physician services without paying out-of-pocket. Roles and responsibilities for health care […]