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Description:  George Halvorson, CEO of non-profit healthcare insurer Kaiser Permanente, says the current U.S. healthcare system will drive the economy into the ground.

Source: CNNMoney.com – video report

Date: 01/26/2012

Link:   http://money.cnn.com/video/news/2012/01/26/n_davos_halvorson_health.cnnmoney/

Questions for discussion:

  • Describe how the not-for-profit and for-profit healthcare businesses work?
  • How should healthcare work, according to CEO George Halvorson?
  • How could it be better?
  • What managerial issues are stopping the for-profit industry from adopting these policies?
  • How does consumer psychology affect this business?

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