Dr. Tom: The business case for a single-payer system …

Imagine that you run a U.S. small business. You have long-term employees to whom you are loyal and vice versa. You have an anniversary...

Dr. Tom: Aphorisms and tidbits …

A weird week, wasn’t it? Here is some food for thought. Off the wall, maybe out of touch. But, in the immortal words of...

Dr. Tom: A good time to talk science…

“The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.” -Richard P. Feynman The recent severe storms once...

Dr. Tom: A Brief History of the U.S. Government and Healthcare,...

While everyone would agree that the passage of Medicare in 1965 was a landmark event in not only American healthcare but also American politics,...

Dr. Tom: Globalism vs. Nationalism …

The visit to Idyllwild by seven Rotarians from South Africa and Botswana last week was a great experience for all. Imagine hearing lions in...

Dr. Tom: The fate of our healthcare dollars, now and in...

Medical care in the U.S. is so much more expensive than every other country. How can we fix that? A dollar in U.S. medical...

Dr. Tom: Healthcare update…

Imagine developing a serious illness, seeking medical care, presenting your Medicare card and receiving it without denials or appeals or copays or deductibles. When...

Dr. Tom: A Healthcare Heuristic …

I am deviating from my plan to write more about the history of healthcare and the U.S. government because of Saturday’s Campaign for Guaranteed...

Dr. Tom: How did you answer? …

By Thomas R. Kluzak, M.D. So, how did you answer the question, “Should everyone in the United States be entitled to health care?” Sorry, that was...

Dr. Tom: Lessons from history…

I never liked studying history in school, which, at the time, seemed to be confined to memorizing dates and names and places. I think...
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