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Tuesday
Aug182009

American health care on (4) napkins


Dan Roam, author of Back of the Napkin, has posted a napkin explanation of the American Health Care debate on his blog.  It took him 4 napkins to complete his explanation, but I think he did a really good job trying to help people understand a very complex issue.

He has also published a slideshow of the complete series up on SlideShare.net


Check out Dan's great book, Back of the Napkin.



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Reader Comments (8)

Love it. Thank you. Sensible, fair, no screaming or "death committee" nonsense.
Michelle H, RN

August 22, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJustCallMeJo

very nice blog

August 26, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterWOW GOLD

Great blog, this could be the best blog I ever visited this month. Never stop to write something useful dude!

regards,
http://healthabit.org" rel="nofollow">Health Habit

November 21, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

The recent debate around how to best control health insurance and the cost, has pushed the issue of prevention to the front. Why is prevention so important? Everyone is complaining about the cost but the cost would not be as high if everyone took the time to properly take care of themselves. I know prevention is only a part of it but it is an important part of health. It is important because the average person is overweight and running up the medial cost. If you look at the generations before us they were in much better shape and took care of themselves. Studies has shown that a person who is in good shape and has [Health Insurance does not cost the government a lot of money. For those who do not cost the government more. I ask is the government our brother’s keeper.

January 25, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRob

I feel I should say, I absolutely love this blog. Could tell me how I can go about keeping up to date with it? By the way I discovered this website through Lycos

June 15, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSakthi

Definitely one of the most straight-forward and creative ways of explaining the health care system. Haha, good job!

Darwin James
http://www.kanetix.ca/health-insurance

July 25, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDarwin James
Just checked out all of Dan Roam's "health care napkins" and he has really done a great job at explaining this seemingly difficult issue. His, by far, is the easiest to understand among those I've come across with over the Internet. Thanks for the share!

Jane Darwin
<a href="http://healthnewsblog.co.uk/">UK Health News</a>
August 9, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJane Darwin
Its very innovative blog and i really like this blog and the information u sheared.
January 20, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterhealth insurance

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