Barbara Clarke

“Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.”
~ Mark Twain

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The Catch-22 of US Healthcare

The Catch-22 of US Healthcare

I worked in the health insurance industry from 1982 to 1989, with one regrettable relapse. My first job was with an HMO. I actually believed if we provided more preventive services and made care affordable, the health of all Americans would improve. Those were...

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The Worrisome World of Two Tents

The Worrisome World of Two Tents

I don’t know about you but I’m alarmed at how divided the US has become. I never believed in the melting pot myth. It was something we liked to tell ourselves about who we were as a nation - undivided. But now, we’re almost down to two tents lobbing insults, threats,...

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OLD – Who Gets to Decide?

OLD – Who Gets to Decide?

Recently, I’ve noticed that we’re back to being “totally amazed” that some movie star still looks great at 70. Wow! We’re treated to her “whatevers” and fabulous, age-less face. Men seem to get a polite pass and are called distinguished. The rest of us are going about...

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Barbara L. Clarke
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