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Is Health Economics “Heterodoxic” -OR- Not?

A Real or False Linguistic Conundrum?

By Dr. David E. Marcinko MBA

Heterodox Economics

Heterodox Economics refers to methodologies or schools of economic thought that are considered outside of “mainstream economics”, often represented by expositors as contrasting with or going beyond neoclassical economics. “Heterodox economics” is an umbrella term used to cover various approaches, schools, or traditions.

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Health Economics is a branch of economics concerned with issues related to efficiency, effectiveness, value and behavior in the production and consumption of health and healthcare. In broad terms, health economists study the functioning of healthcare systems and health-affecting behaviors such as smoking.
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The “father” of health economics may just well be Ken Arrow, PhD.
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Assessment: So, is health economics now mainstream; or still heterodoxic in 2019? OR, is the definitial conundrum just a matter of linguistics and terms-of-art. Your thoughts are appreciated.
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WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF A “Modern” CORPORATION?

An Emerging New Definition?

By Dr. David Edward Marcinko MBA

When I was in business school back-in-the day, I studied the late great economist Milton Friedman Ph.D who opined that the purpose of a corporation was to enhance shareholder value, in an ethical and legal manner; period? Shareholders could then do what they wished with profits; if any. Charitable giving or Selfish intent, etc!

Now, for those of you who haven’t had time to review the recent seismic tome from The Business Roundtable Announcement this week, let me review why this is as big a moment as the Larry Fink BlackRock letter.

  • The Business Roundtable, a group of chief executive officers of nearly 200 major U.S. corporations, issues a statement with a new definition of the “purpose of a corporation.” Seven [7] refused to sign.
  • The reimagined idea of a corporation drops the age-old notion that they function first and foremost to serve their shareholders and maximize profits.
  • Investing in employees, delivering value to customers, dealing ethically with suppliers and supporting outside communities are now at the forefront of American business goals; ie., community good.

MORE: https://www.forbes.com/sites/afdhelaziz/2019/08/23/the-power-of-purpose-milton-friedman-is-rolling-in-his-grave/#6ed8506f7532

DEFINITION: A shareholder or stockholder is an individual or institution (including a corporation) that legally owns a share of stock in a public or private corporation. Shareholders are the owners of a limited company. They buy shares which represent part ownership of a company.

DEFINITION: A stakeholder as defined in its first usage in a 1963 internal memorandum at the Stanford Research Institute, are “those groups without whose support the organization would cease to exist.” The theory was later developed and championed by R. Edward Freeman in the 1980s.

LINK: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/19/the-ceos-of-nearly-two-hundred-companies-say-shareholder-value-is-no-longer-their-main-objective.html

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The Conundrum [real or perceived]

Shareholders are ever stakeholders in a corporation, but stakeholders are not always shareholders. A shareholder possesses part of a public company through shares of stock, while a stakeholder has a concern in the performance of a company for reasons other than stock performance or appreciation; ie., community good.

QUERY: So, exactly who will determine community good? And, who selects the stakeholders? Haven’t socially responsible companies, stocks, mutual funds and ETFs, etc., been in existence for decades? Is Professor Friedman rolling in his grave? OR, is this condundrum just linguistic gymnastics?

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LINK: https://www.amazon.com/Dictionary-Health-Economics-Finance-Marcinko/dp/0826102549/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1254413315&sr=1-6

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Should You Invest in Marijuana Stocks?

POT -or- NOT?

By Vitaliy Katsenelson CFA

Should You Invest in Marijuana Stocks?

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All about Titles and University Professors in the USA

Academic Titles are Different in Europe

By Dr. David E. Marcinko MBA

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I’ve taught in medical, graduate and business school academia for a while now, and served as instructor, adjunct, assistant, associate and full professor in the USA and Europe. I even held chair and endowed positions. But, the precise definition of these titles has always eluded me. So, I did a bit of research to arrive at the following conclusions mingled with my personal experiences..

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A “Professor-of-the-Practice” or P-O-P is a non-tenured person appointed to the academic staff of an American university with  exceptional experiences in their “practice” (profession) and holding a terminal doctoral degree.

I’ve seen this position in medical schools and allied health care institutuions.

NOTE: In American universities, a “professor” is practically any lecturer with a doctor’s degree, whereas in most of the world the title is reserved for senior academics; including most Commonwealth Nations (United Kingdom), German-speaking nations and Northern Europe. It may also be a department head or specifically bestowed chair. A professor is a highly accomplished and recognized academic, and the title is awarded only after decades of scholarly work. In the United States and Canada the title of professor is granted to all scholars with doctorate degrees (typically Ph.D.s) who teach in two and four year colleges and universities, and used in the titles Assistant Professor and Associate Professor, which are not considered full professorship level positions elsewhere.

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A Scholar-in-Residence can serve a university in a full-time, visiting, or part-time capacity. A full-time SIR will be provided on-campus housing and is asked to: hold 2-5 office hours/programs per week in the community. A part-time SIR will host at least 2 programs/activities during the appointment and attend appropriate community meetings.

I’ve seen this position mostly in the graduate school universe.

Finally, an “Entrepreneur-in-Residence” is a position typically held by successful entrepreneurs in venture capital firms, private equity firms, startup accelerators, law firms, or business schools. The EIR typically leads a small, early-stage, emerging company deemed to have high growth potential, or has demonstrated high growth. The university endowment fund provides the Entrepreneur-in-Residence with working capital to nurture expansion, new-product development, or restructuring of the company’s operations, management, and/or ownership.

This is likely the newest business school nomenclature iteration IMHO.

Assessment: So, how did I do with these definitions which still may vary among different colleges, universities and institutions? Your thoughts are appreciated.

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Announcing the RWJF “Live Pitch” Competition

For  Community, Public and Population Health

[By staff reporters]

A business plan is a formal statement of business goals, reasons they are attainable, and plans for reaching them. It may also contain background information about the organization or team attempting to reach those goals.

But, will investors buy in-to your vision with cash?

DEFINITION: https://www.entrepreneur.com/encyclopedia/business-plan

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UPDATE: https://thehealthcareblog.com/blog/2019/08/26/rwjf-innovation-challenge-finalists-to-compete-live-at-health-2-0/

Assessment: Your thoughts are appreciated.

MORE: https://www.alphagamma.eu/opportunities/best-business-plan-competitions-2018/

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On Economic Theories

Major Schools of Thought

[By staff reporters]

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Economics is the social science that describes the factors that determine the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services.

LINK: https://www.amazon.com/Dictionary-Health-Economics-Finance-Marcinko/dp/0826102549/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1254413315&sr=1-6

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And, according to Wikipedia: The term economics comes from the Ancient Greek οἰκονομία from οἶκος (oikos, “house”) and νόμος (nomos, “custom” or “law”), hence “rules of the house (hold for good management)”.

Assessment: Your thoughts are appreciated.

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R.I.P Liane B. Russell Ph.D

Liane B. Russell – Age 95

 

Liane B. Russell, a refu­gee of Nazi Europe who became one of the most distinguished female scientists of her era, building a colony of more than 200,000 laboratory mice that she used to demonstrate the importance of protecting developing embryos from X-rays and other forms of radiation, died July 20, 2018 at a hospital in Oak Ridge, Tenn. She was 95 years old.

Link: https://www.atomicheritage.org/profile/liane-b-russell

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The History of Statistics

A Very Brief Review

[By staff reporters]

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DEFINITION: Statistics is the study of the collection, analysis, interpretation, presentation, and organization of data. In applying statistics to, e.g., a scientific, medical, industrial, or societal problem, it is conventional to begin with a statistical population or a statistical model process to be studied.
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WHY MEDICAL CORRELATION IS “STILL” NOT CAUSATION

WHY MEDICAL CORRELATION IS “STILL” NOT CAUSATION!

Courtesy: https://lnkd.in/eBf-4vY

CORRELATION: The degree and relationship between two variables which vary together over time. Correlation can vary from +1 to -1. Values close to +1 indicate a high-degree of positive correlation, and values close to -1 indicate a high degree of negative correlation.

CAUSATION: The”causal relationship between conduct and result”. It connects conduct with effect. Causation, often confused with correlation, indicates the extent to which two variables increase or decrease in parallel. However, correlation by itself does not imply causation. There may be a third factor, for example, responsible for the fluctuations in both variables. LINK: https://lnkd.in/eJNz355

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Assessment: Now, “correlation does not imply causation” is a phrase to emphasize that correlation between two variables does not imply that one causes the other. But – what about evidence and applications in medicine? Colleague Steve Novella explains.

ESSAY: https://lnkd.in/eEDBMrF Your thoughts are appreciated.

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The Opioid Crisis Rising [2000 – 2017]

More Age Groups Affected

[By NIHCM]

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Modern New Management Theories

Name and Theory

By staff reporters

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DEFINITION: A collection of ideas which set forth general rules on how to manage a business or organization. Management theory addresses how managers and supervisors relate to their organizations in the knowledge of its goals, the implementation of effective means to get the goals accomplished and how to motivate employees to perform to the highest standard.

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On PHYSICIAN OWNED DISTRIBUTORSHIPs

WHAT IS A PHYSICIAN OWNED DISTRIBUTORSHIP [P.O.D]?

By Dr. David E. Marcinko MBA

[More on Medical Ethics]

Back in the day, when I was a young surgeon, I was approached by a group of older colleagues to join a POD. I was flattered, of course. Playing with the “big boys.” But, after leaning what it was, I declined. Although perhaps technically legal, it just felt creepy to me although I sure needed the money at the time.

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DEFINITION: A POD is a group of doctors, usually surgeons, who agree to purchase implanted devices such as joint prostheses or orthopedic hardware (screws, plates and rods), etc. Physicians profit financially by participating in the sale of devices intended for their own patients; thus creating the opportunity for them to profit from self-referrals.

LINK: https://lnkd.in/e9AmEhd

QUERY: But, are PODS ethical? Read what the Association for Medical Ethics [AME] has to say about PODs.

LINK: https://lnkd.in/eV2Smjp

MORE: https://lnkd.in/egtRe9T

Your thoughts are appreciated.

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On Physician Fees

Lifestyle Laughs

By TCA 2019

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How to Fix Health Care?

Ten [10] Most Popular Solutions

By “Fixing Healthcare”

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On-Premise Software VERSUS Cloud Computing?

The Cloud Lowers the Total Cost of Ownership

[By staff reporters]

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Assessment: But, what about health information technology?

Your thoughts are appreciated.

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Employee Healthcare Cost Trends

2018 – 2020 Est.

By http://www.MCOL.com

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Not a Good Day for Domestic Capitalism

The Equity Markets

[August 14, 2019]

By staff reporters

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READ HERE

http://www.msn.com/en-us/money/markets/dow-closes-800-points-lower-in-worst-day-of-2019/ar-AAFzdHm?li=BBnbfcL

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Annuities Do Not Belong In 401(k) Plans

Here is Why?

By Rick Kahler CFP

Several weeks ago I wrote about the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act, which will reform various aspects of US retirement laws. The Act was passed by the House in May and is currently stalled in the Senate.

One of the most troubling of the SECURE Act’s 29 provisions is that it will ease regulations to make it easier for financial salespeople to sell annuities to 401(k) plan participants.

This is alarming, as the act creates a safe harbor for annuities inside 401(k) plans. That means companies choosing to offer annuities would be shielded from liability—no matter how terrible an investment the annuity products may be. This provision has great potential for harm.

Annuities seem always to be a hot financial product in the market place. It’s rare when I interview a new client that they don’t have at least one in their portfolio. Often, it’s the only investment they own. Annuities are not hot because consumers are clamoring to buy them, but rather because annuity sales people love to sell them.

While I rarely recommend them, there are some good things about annuities, especially that earnings grow tax deferred until distributed. They can be useful in this regard in special situations—when stripped of their high fees and commissions. Therein lies the problem.

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Most annuities sold by salespeople inherently contain high fees, big commissions, and high penalties to consumers for taking money out early. What that means for the investor is low returns. For those reasons, the negative aspects of annuities far outweigh any good.

Even worse, annuities have no place being owned by an IRA or, as the SECURE Act would allow, a 401(k) plan. Regardless of fees or commissions, no annuity belongs in a retirement plan. One of my top pet peeves as a financial planner is so-called “financial advisors” who sell people fixed and variable annuities for a retirement account. This makes no sense.

An annuity is a tax-deferred container to put investments in, not an investment itself. It’s what investments are inside it that matters. The same is true of  IRAs and 401(k) retirement plans. Since a retirement plan is already a tax-deferred investment container, it makes no sense to put an annuity—another tax-deferred investment container—inside of it. The silliness of this is obvious to even the most casual observer, unless your livelihood comes from selling these products.

Agents and their companies spare no expense in developing convincing storylines, half-truths, and slight-of-hand explanations of why it makes perfect sense for a retirement plan to own an annuity.

The bottom line is that annuities are sold, they are not bought. The only reason annuities are purchased in someone’s retirement account is because the salesperson receives a much higher commission from the transaction than selling a mutual fund, individual stocks, or CDs.

Why?

So why did our Representatives vote 417-3 to open up investors’ 401(k) plans to these high-cost, high-commissioned, financially disastrous products? I can only surmise that most of them didn’t fully understand what they were voting on and that the insurance lobby did their normal amazing job of selling the alleged benefits of annuities. Oh, and maybe there was a campaign contribution or two.

Assessment

Most annuities are expensive investment vehicles that benefit the salesperson and the company far more than they benefit you. If you are thinking of buying one, or in the future your 401(k) offers the option of buying an annuity, do some digging before you sign on the dotted line. Make sure you get advice first from someone other than the annuity salesperson—someone with no vested interest in selling you this product.

Your thoughts are appreciated.

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Here’s Why Drug-Distribution and Pharmacy Stocks are Bargains Now

On Drug-Distribution and Pharmacy Stocks

Vitaliy Katsenelson, CFA
  Student of Life

These pharnacy stocks are good businesses. In general they have solid balance sheets, above-average returns on capital, and they generate a lot of cash, which is used to pay dividends and buy back stock.

But, these defensive features have not mattered much lately, as we are entering the 10th year of uninterrupted economic expansion.

Accordingly, these companies are significantly undervalued. How under valued? Let’s answer that question by examining two stocks in our portfolio in closer detail.

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All About Medical Inflatable Exhibits; Inc.

Introducing Medical Inflatable Exhibits, Inc.

[By Dr. David E. Marcinko MBA]

A regular reader and subscriber to this ME-P alerted us about this company. As a physician executive, health educator and wellness communicator, we decided to immediately post about it. And so, well done Lauren Hill; President and Founder.

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Medical Inflatables is a privately held, woman owned, Texas-based corporation operating out of Houston, home to the largest medical complex in the world, the Texas Medical Center.  They seek to provide high-quality, interactive, educational models of the human anatomy to help teach people about the risks, symptoms, nature, and causes of various diseases. They also hope to shed light on prevention of the diseases depicted and the latest medical treatments to mitigate or cure the diseases.

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Medical Inflatables provides inflatable, portable, larger-than-life models that promote learning. The models engage people of all ages as they walk through the organ replicas. And, they work closely with a team of board-certified medical professionals to ensure the accuracy of our exhibits and the information conveyed.

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LINK: https://www.medicalinflatables.com/about-us/

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VIDEO: https://www.medicalinflatables.com/exhibits/mega-heart/mega-heart-videos/

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On the “Uncanny Valley”

What it is – How it works
By staff reporters
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“Originally coined by Masahiro Mori in 1970, the term “uncanny valley” describes our strange revulsion toward things that appear nearly human, but not quite right.”  He is a Japanese roboticist noted for his pioneering work in the fields of robotics and automation, his research achievements in humans’ emotional responses to non-human entities, as well as for his views on religion.
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According to Wikipeida, the “uncanny valley” is a hypothesis in the field of aesthetics which holds that when features look and move almost, but not exactly, like natural beings, it causes a response of revulsion among some observers.
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The “valley” refers to the dip in a graph of the comfort level of beings as subjects move toward a healthy, natural likeness described in a function of a subject’s aesthetic acceptability.
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Asessment: Here are some creepy examples.
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The True Cost of Medication Non-Adherence

In the Modern Value-Based-Care Environment

By http://www.MCOL.com

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Arrest V. Attack V. Stroke

Matters of the Heart

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Health Insurance Company CEO Compensation

FY: 2014

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STOCK MARKETS – August 5, 2019

A Round-Up with “Sick” Infographic

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Why are CERTIFIED MEDICAL PLANNER® Textbooks SO DARN Popular?

[By Dr. David Edward Marcinko MBA CMP®]

http://www.CertifiedMedicalPlanner.org

OK – I was a Certified Financial Planner® before my academic team launched the Certified Medical Planner™ online and on-ground chartered education and board certification designation program a few years ago. I am now CFP reformed and in remission.

MORE: Enter CPMs

Enter the Certified Medical PlannerChartered Designation

Today, we are of course, gratified that Certified Medical Planner™ mark notoriety is growing organically in the healthcare, as well as financial services, industry.

Even uber-blogger Mike Kitces MSFS, MTAX, CFP, CLU, ChFC, RHU, REBC, CASL has taken note of us in his musings on the Nerd’s Eye View website. And, the reality is that there are a growing number of CFP educational programs at the post-CFP niche market level.

But, none for healthcare industrial complex: for doctors … by doctors!

Popularity of our Text Books

However, it is our modern, innovative and proprietary Certified Medical Planner™ textbooks and dictionaries that have exploded in the academic marketplace.

In fact, they are now redacted in thousands of medical, graduate, law and B-schools and libraries, as well as colleges and universities throughout the nation. This includes the Library of Congress, National Institute of Health and  the Library of Congress.

What Gives?

We have been told that this textbook popularity and publishing success is because of their balanced and peer-reviewed nature; something not very widespread in the financial services industry that is prone to gross and overstated advertising, salesmanship and marketing hyperbole. And, for this we are very gratified.

But, is there another reason our books are so popular?

A bit of networking and research suggests that interested folks may be eschewing the actual course work in favor of just the high quality textbooks! UGH!

Another reason may be that our books and curricula are kept fresh and updated on our corporate website: http://www.MedicalBusinessAdvisors.com

Assessment

So, what do you think? Matriculation with the professional mark versus self study without the designation mark. Please opine.

Conclusion

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Flatland is an 1884 satirical novella by Edwin Abbott Abbott.
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A Romance of Many Dimensions is a satirical novella by the English schoolmaster Edwin Abbott Abbott, first published in 1884 by Seeley & Co. of London.
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