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Tenet 6.7: Health 3.0 is Antifragile – Skin in the Game of Health Care

Tenet 6.7: Health 3.0 is Antifragile – Skin in the Game of Health Care. I’m naked and exposed now.  And that’s the way I want it to be. After running my gastroenterology practice under the traditional insurance model for over ten years, I came out of all insurance networks in April 2016. [...]

By | 2017-09-18T17:36:07+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Categories: Concepts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Tenet 6.6: Health 3.0 is Antifragile – The Neomania and Noise of Health 2.0

Tenet 6.6: Health 3.0 is Antifragile – The Neomania and Noise of Health 2.0. The Health 2.0 Meetup group in town was all about the new era of health care.  An era of digital health.  Patient-centric crowdsourcing.  Interoperability.  And the greatest cure of them all for our dysfunctional health care system: [...]

By | 2017-09-17T22:13:13+00:00 September 17th, 2017|Categories: Concepts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Tenet 6.5: Health 3.0 is Antifragile – Hormesis in Health Care

Tenet 6.5: Health 3.0 is Antifragile – Hormesis in Health Care. There is nothing more Finnish than a sauna. There is nothing less Finnish than me. But I’ve become fascinated with the sauna.  I haven’t been in one yet.  But it’s calling to me. Explain sauna to a guy living in [...]

By | 2017-09-17T17:12:28+00:00 September 17th, 2017|Categories: Concepts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Tenet 6.4: Health 3.0 is Antifragile – The Via Negativa Approach

Tenet 6.4: Health 3.0 is Antifragile – The Via Negativa Approach. I often feel like we’re making health care reform way too complicated.  We can become more antifragile in health AND cut health care costs tremendously by practicing what Nassim Taleb in Antifragile calls via negativa, or the negative road.  Via [...]

By | 2017-09-15T16:12:11+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Categories: Concepts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Tenet 6.3: Health 3.0 is Antifragile – Health Care IS NOT Complex, Like You Think It Is

Tenet 6.3: Health 3.0 is Antifragile – Health Care IS NOT Complex, Like You Think It Is. The picture above is the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  Depending on who’s counting, it’s 10,000 to 20,000 pages of regulations long. Do you think this leads to better health care? As Nassim Taleb sees [...]

By | 2017-09-15T15:56:16+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Categories: Concepts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

What creates a happy doc?

What creates a happy doc? Photo by Sergio Rola / Unsplash   Forgive me.  I'm retooling this site...while helping my father negotiate his way through major abdominal surgery.  So if you see some construction debris around here, don't let it distract you. We're back in the Matrix of our health care [...]

By | 2017-07-16T09:45:00+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Categories: Concepts, Intention|Tags: , |0 Comments

Tenet 6.2: Health 3.0 is Antifragile — Options Trading in Health Care

Tenet 6.2: Health 3.0 is Antifragile — Options Trading in Health Care. I dropped a hundred dollars into some tech stock the first time I started trading options on a friend’s advice in the late 90s. In a month I made a thousand dollars. That was a lot of money for a guy [...]

By | 2017-07-16T11:43:28+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Categories: Concepts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Tenet 6.1: Health 3.0 is Antifragile — The Problem of Too Big to Fail

Tenet 6.1: Health 3.0 is Antifragile — The Problem of Too Big to Fail. I volunteer some time teaching gastroenterology trainees at my alma mater. The senior ones seeking a job will ask me what group I’m with. I tell them the group of me, myself, and I. They have a look of “does [...]

By | 2017-07-16T09:34:51+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Categories: Concepts|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Tenet 6: Health 3.0 is Antifragile — an Introduction to Antifragility

Tenet 6: Health 3.0 is Antifragile — an Introduction to Antifragility. Two years ago I hid away in every crevice of a Princess Cruises ship to Alaska doing something that would make life never be the same again. No, it wasn’t illegal or scandalous. I was rereading Nassim Taleb’s latest book Antifragile: Things That [...]

By | 2017-07-16T09:48:41+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Categories: Concepts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Tenet 5: Health 3.0 is Conscious Medicine

Tenet 5: Health 3.0 is Conscious Medicine. In many circles capitalism has taken a beating. The ideological war in America over the fate of its health care system is largely about whether capitalism works in health care. This piece won’t be a detailed reckoning on capitalism. But John Mackey, cofounder of Whole [...]

By | 2017-07-24T07:35:55+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Categories: Concepts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments