May 21, Mike Magee
Picking up on current commentary from economists Paul Krugman and Larry Summers, Mike makes an argument for universal health care. “Secular stagnation” suggests a reluctance to invest in the immediate future. If unchecked, it can lead to a prolonged period of deflation and hardship. The solution, then, is to spend and spend big—with universal health care and infrastructure projects as the top priorities.
May 19, Kim Bellard
Nothing, Benjamin Franklin famously said, is certain but death and taxes, but if you live in the United States, you might add the inevitability of paperwork involved with both (and with healthcare in general). Following this week’s tax deadline, Kim comments on the sheer complexity of healthcare paperwork and documentation.
May 20, Matthew Holt
Over the last few weeks I’ve been conducting a back & forth email interview with Christine Lemke & Deb Kilpatrick, the co-CEOs of Evidation Health. They raised $153 million in a Series E back in March (almost a small round these days!) but I wanted to understand a bit more about what the “new” Evidation was doing.