Healthcare Administration, Healthcare Insurance, and Drug Prices – Twitter Roundup

As most of you know, I like to occasionally go around the twittersphere and highlight some interesting or thoughtful tweets that are shared. Plus, I like to add a little of my own commentary to each tweet to provide some quick analysis on what they’re saying. We hope you enjoy this quick Twitter roundup.


I’m surprised this tweet didn’t also include the chart which shows the growth in the number of physicians and the growth in the number of healthcare administrators. It would fit perfectly with these tweets. The real question here isn’t if there’s a problem. The real question is how do we roll this back?


This story has been all over Twitter. However, I was fascinated by Roman comparing healthcare insurance to other insurance like home and car. It does seem to be very different. I wonder if there’s some important lessons we can learn here.


This was my question when I heard about Alex Azar as HHS Secretary. Will Alex take the side of the people or will he take th side of his buddies? He can say what he wants on air. We’ll see if he can deliver on lowering prescription prices. He’s definitely got an uphill battle.

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John Lynn

John Lynn

John Lynn is the Founder of the HealthcareScene.com, a network of leading Healthcare IT resources. The flagship blog, Healthcare IT Today, contains over 13,000 articles with over half of the articles written by John. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 20 million times.

John manages Healthcare IT Central, the leading career Health IT job board. He also organizes the first of its kind conference and community focused on healthcare marketing, Healthcare and IT Marketing Conference, and a healthcare IT conference, EXPO.health, focused on practical healthcare IT innovation. John is an advisor to multiple healthcare IT companies. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can be found on Twitter: @techguy.

   

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