Dr. Jane Orient: Americans need to vote for freedom, competitive enterprises, and less not more government intrusion in their health care decisions.
Dr. Jane Orient: The president of the entity that makes the MCAT, Darrell Kirch of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), intends to redefine what makes a good doctor.
Dr. Jane Orient: The Swamp in Washington, D.C., and its crony capitalist retainers do not want to lose their grip on the trillions of dollars that slosh through the “healthcare” sector—approaching one-fifth of the U.S. economy.
Dr. Jane Orient: Nowhere does the U.S. Constitution give the federal government the authority to regulate the practice of medicine. And it is a very good thing that federal intervention and standards didn’t begin in 1789.
Dr. Jane Orient: The total program being pushed by “right-to-healthcare” cheerleaders is full of mandates. A mandate means you have NO right to opt out, except possibly through some limited exemptions. Americans need to look behind the “rights” rhetoric, see the chains, and follow the money.
Dr. Jane Orient: President Trump’s initiatives on energy and climate challenge medical and public health authorities to prove their anti-carbon case.