Exploring Human Potential

The Constitution and Your “Right to Health Care” in America

Mike Magee I’ve been working on a Spring lecture for President’s College at the University of Hartford titled, “The Constitution and Your ‘Right to Health Care’ in America.”  My description reads, “This lecture explores the recent political history and legal controversy surrounding attempts to establish universal health coverage in America. “Is health care a right?” viewed […]

Could Bezos and Amazon Help America Build An Accessible, Affordable and Effective National Health Care System.

Mike Magee This past week I spent an hour with THCB’s Matthew Holt and Jessica DaMassa discussing everything CODE BLUE – how and why it came to be, and where it directs us as Covid-19, global warming, and rising income inequality bear down on our nation. In the final ten minutes of the THCB Book […]

Soul Searching and Deep Thinking – A Socratic Moment

Mike Magee You can say what you want about America’s current trajectory, but one thing’s for sure – there’s a lot of soul searching and deep thinking going on. Just this morning, I came across three different pieces – in The New Yorker, the New England Journal of Medicine, and the The New York Times – […]

Bill Novelli, C-TAC, and A Fresh Look At Palliative Care

Bill Novelli, professor in the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, and former CEO of AARP, recently reflected on an article by Atul Gawande, M.D. in the New Yorker (1) on our system of care for Americans with advanced disease. Novelli agreed with Gawande that our system has “utterly failed” on a number of […]

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