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Andrew Foy, MD

Andrew Foy is cardiology fellow at Penn State-Hershey University Medical Center. The opinions expressed here are his own and are not intended to represent those of his employer. Send him mail.

The Right to National Bankruptcy

Mises DailyJuly 18, 2012
The right to healthcare is synonymous with the right to national bankruptcy.

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Hospital of Cards

Mises DailyApril 24, 2012
The US healthcare system is a huge bubble fueled by the government's ability to borrow money at artificially low interest rates...

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The Pretense of Medical Knowledge

Mises DailyJuly 21, 2011
We should hope that the medical art is not co-opted by governing elites (including those with an MD or MPH after their name) who believe that practicing medicine is as easy as checking off boxes and interpreting numbers on a computer screen. Such a simplistic view is undoubtedly a fatal conceit.

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The Medical Marketplace, Free and Unfree

Mises DailyJune 17, 2011
Prior to the advent of Medicare and Medicaid, individuals paid for the majority of medical goods and services out of their own pocket and utilized health insurance as a rational tool for mitigating financial risk posed by catastrophic events.

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On Hubris, the Experts, and Healthcare-System Reform

Audio/VideoMay 31, 2011
The way to become an expert is as follows: don't challenge the prevailing orthodoxy of the institution; learn the history, underlying principles, and the inner workings of the institution; regurgitate the orthodoxy as you've been taught; celebrate the march of the state, writes Andrew Foy...

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