Why we should all care about the Uber and Lyft businesses

In the Wednesday, July 8, 2015, issue of USA Today, there was a lengthy article about the ferocious opposition arrayed by taxi companies and drivers against Uber all over the world.  ...

Allowing Federal Health Exchange subsidies does not make healthcare available or more affordable

The U.S. Supreme Court decision in King v. Burwell, upholding federal health exchange insurance subsidies, does not address the Affordable Care Act’s fundamental issue: absent unsustainable subsidies, health...

What do overzealous roof repairmen, car repairmen and doctors have in common?

As Dossia, my company, increasingly offers valuable navigation tools for plan members to help them get the best value and quality from the healthcare system, I often reflect on the similarities among...

Persuade, don’t demonize, opponents

One of my favorite films is Twelve Angry Men, a 1957 drama which starred Henry Fonda, but which also featured so many other great actors like Jack Klugman, E.G. Marshall, Martin Balsam, and Lee J. Cobb. The...

GE’s Decision to Divest GE Capital

On Friday, April 10, 2015, GE announced that it would be divesting most of the assets of GE Capital.  The investment community reacted extremely positively, since GE’s stock price increased by 11% in one day....

The Easier Way to Attack Obesity

I frequently give speeches to audiences in which I talk about using Dossia to improve the health of the populations we serve.  Inevitably, I get a question about the challenge of addressing the obesity...

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