Still awaiting numbers for 2014, but the numbers for 2013 – as reported by The American Hospital Association (pdf here) – suggest a leveling in the amount of uncompensated care as reported by member hospitals. Here’s the chart: by by
How does Travis Kalanick feel/want to respond to Petel Thiel calling Uber, the valley’s most “ethically challenged company”?
Answer by Dan Munro: As Jason M. Lemkin suggests – Travis Kalanick did respond, but I wouldn't categorize it as eloquent. It was perfectly aligned around shareholder interest (which is first, foremost and paramount for all VC-backed ventures). The message is crystal clear – do whatever's necessary to "win" – and its new embodiment in […]
The ability to deploy “universal healthcare coverage” is entirely unrelated to the size of any population ‒ so it’s a mistake to say it won’t scale here in the U.S. ‒ or really any population size. First of all, it’s important to define what Universal Coverage is ‒ and isn’t ‒ because we tend to reference it broadly ‒ when […]