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Episode 210 Scott Adams: Talking to Dr. Shiva About How to Lower Healthcare Costs

Topics: 

  • Dr. Shiva suing to be included in debates with Elizabeth Warren
  • Options to lower healthcare costs and improve quality of care
  • Direct pay models provide better care and lower costs
  • Current $800 per month cost can come down to $200
  • “GPOs” Group Purchasing Organizations artificially inflate costs
  • Originally a cost reduction concept
  • Now an unchallenged source of insanely inflated prices
  • There’s only 3 GPOs, and they’re planning to merge with the big insurance companies
  • NIH funding system and peer review journals need to be changed
  • Einstein’s opinion: Peers are the biggest critics of innovation
  • Peer review journal system is anti-innovation
  • Laws and incentives drive a lack of primary care physicians
  • Incentives drive physicians to join large medical organizations
  • State and Fed law changes to increase independent doctors
  • Dr. Shiva: Medical cannabis should be decriminalized and studied

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Episode 193 Scott Adams: Talking to Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai (Running Against Elizabeth Warren) About Immigration, Education and Innovation

Topics: 

  • “Only a real Indian can defeat the fake Indian” 
  • Dr. Shiva, PhD (M.I.T.) is running against Elizabeth Warren for Senate
  • Dr. Shiva is the Inventor of email, with 4 degrees from MIT
  • Immigration policies
  • Paths to success in life
  • Education policies and the predatory student loan system
  • The importance of Votech (Vocational-Technical) schools
  • Healthcare insurance companies have NO incentive to lower costs
  • GPO corruption in healthcare keeps cost artificially inflated
  • Campaign website: https://shiva4senate.com


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