Author Archives: Grace-Marie Turner

David Hogberg: Lift limits on physician-owned hospitals

David Hogberg makes a strong case in a Washington Examiner op-ed for repeal of the current ban on physician-owned hospitals.  ObamaCare banned new physician-owned hospitals, even though existing ones were among the top recipients of bonus payments from the new Hospital Value Based Purchasing Program – which rewards hospitals for providing higher quality of care. […]

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The prescription drug crisis: Et tu, Washington?

The tragic death of Whitney Houston has once again shined the spotlight on the abuse of prescription drugs and the doctors who prescribe them. Legislators, experts and pundits are blaming physicians for liberally prescribing narcotics, but an honest debate must also examine how government policy has helped foster this crisis. The abuse of prescription medications […]

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