Participatory Medicine? Naw. Choice + Control Aware Care.

As Mr. Bush sees it, the profound problem with U.S. health care is that there's "no landscape of choices, or choosers." Due to the complexity of America's third-party laundromat for health dollars—your doctor's clerical staff bills your treatment to an insurance company picked by your employer, and it pays him with your money via premiums or foregone wages—"few doctors in America know the actual value of the services they render.

From: "Weekend Interview with Jonathan Bush: Health Care's 'Radical Improver' - WSJ.com."

And you wonder why I'm so obsessed with incentivizing healthier microchoices, in real time, at the individual, 'entry level,' 'everyday' decision-making schema...

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