Psychology

Mike Tremblay November 5, 2019

This is another article in my continuing commentary on market access and politics. The focus in this case is to look more closely at behaviours of people involved from government, industry and healthcare. Occupying these roles are people who bring their own psychological perspective to how they apply their knowledge and skills to their work. […]

Mike Tremblay January 19, 2017

Healthcare systems are often seen as requiring an economy of scale. This in part is a function of how prevalent diseases are, such that in some small countries they would have one case in 2 years, rather than one case per million of population. Healthcare technologies can be incredibly pricey; for instance, a proton therapy […]

Mike Tremblay October 12, 2014

Ebola¬† is really quite a horrible little bit of DNA. Its route to humans is via the fruit bat and between humans through body fluids. So much for the public health model. The virus is taking advantage of humans with poor lifestyle, illiteracy, folk medicine, weak healthcare systems and lack of awareness. If it is […]

Mike Tremblay October 8, 2014

Right now, there is the proposed NHS Reinstatement Bill, a lobby document which lays out a way to reverse many NHS reforms. This lobby document, which is what is it, is familiar reading, and brings back various structures that in the past have failed. You can find information on it at this link. What is […]