79. The Origins of the American Healthcare System with Dr. Michel Accad

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Episode Summary

Dr. Michel Accad joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss how the modern American healthcare system began, what medical care looked like before that system, how licensing laws, the Great Depression, and World War II helped shape that system, and the establishment of health insurance and third-party payers.

About the Guest

Dr. Accad is a cardiologist and internist in San Francisco.

You can follow his work at alertandoriented.com and on Twitter.

Book Mentioned
1. The Primal Prescription: Surviving The “Sick Care” Sinkhole by Bob Murphy and Doug McGuff

Resources Mentioned
1. Alertandoriented.com
2. Surgery Center of Oklahoma
3. Dr. Smith’s Blog from the Surgery Center of Oklahoma
4. Free Market Medical Association
5. Association of American Physicians and Surgeons

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34. Surviving the American Healthcare System with Dr. Doug McGuff (Wednesday, April 13, 2016)
9. The FDA and the Pharmaceutical Industry with Dr. Mary Ruwart (Wednesday, March 9, 2016)
4. US Government Interventions in Healthcare and Obamacare with Dr. Bob Murphy (Wednesday, March 2, 2016)

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