Healthcare Access and Equity Amidst the Rise of Telehealth Discussions about healthcare–what services should be provided, who should receive them, and who should pay for them–have been brought to the social and political forefront of the American zeitgeist. Regardless of viewpoint, the crux of the conversation is if and how best to achieve equity in access and quality of care in the U.S. healthcare system. First Things First: What is Health Equity? Health Equity is an ideal to which many healthcare reform advocates aspire; It Continue reading →
In Need of A New Way Forward: The Old and New Ways Science and Technology Have Been Abused in Criminal Trials and the Need for it to Change If nothing else, Americans deserve a fair court system. A judicial system with a faithless population loses credibility; throughout history, loss of credibility in judicial systems has caused grave issues. As technology has become more sophisticated, its use in criminal trials has become more pervasive. Many people, myself included, trust science, technology, and those who dedicate their Continue reading →
RobinHood, Reddit, Retail Investors, and the Role of Regulation In the course of a week, the share price of GameStop increased by almost 1000%, from $39 per share to around $350 at its peak. The gaming retailer did not suddenly and dramatically change its business model, nor did prospects for the chain of brick-and-mortar stores markedly improve. The run appears to be driven almost entirely by a community of investors who found each other through the Reddit page, /r/WallStreetBets (“WSB”). The WSB community seized on Continue reading →
Lifeline is what the name says, it is an assistance program that creates a line to the outside world necessary to live. Today, that takes the form of broadband, when it began in the 1980’s it was the landline phone.
How separating soldiers from the theatre of war creates new human costs