Tag: healthcare regulations

Posted on March 2, 2016

Uber’s DISRUPTIVE Message for Health Care; Allan S. Detsky, M.D., Ph.D., and Alan M. Garber, M.D., Ph.D. New Engl J Med 2016; 374:806-809   March 3, 2016

Unreliable service, inconvenience, uncomfortable surroundings, and high prices make customers unhappy, and given the opportunity, they will go elsewhere. Uber, Silicon Valley’s response to the shortcomings of urban taxi and limousine services, has managed to upend an established industry by offering an appealing alternative. Uber’s technology-enabled incursion into a highly regulated market suggests that if […] Read More

Posted on September 24, 2015

Egg Donors routinely receive illegal payments, study finds- Sign Of Confusing Healthcare Legislation: National Post Sept 24 2015.

One was given a car, another money for college tuition, others cold hard cash. Most Canadian women who donate eggs for fertility treatment receive payment above their expenses, even though this violates the country’s controversial fertility law, suggests a new study. The survey of “intended parents” and egg donors who meet on the Internet — […] Read More