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Matthew,
Why not post a seperate thread where readers can discuss the competition entries?
Might get a good talk going …

Jim Glinn
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1. Provide basic catastrophic health insurance through a single payer plan (100% Government, 100% Private or 100% Govt. with 5-10 large TPA’s running the thing). 2. Provide incentives to ration use of services in the case of terminal disease or end of life. Have a dollar amount that can be used to comfort the individual with extra monies going to the afflicted individuals estate to be passed on without estate tax upon death or use the amount for extending the life of the afflicted as long as possible. 3. Incentivize employers (tax credits or other)to provide more prevention and disease… Read more »

Harvey Frey
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Harvey Frey

This is too long for your competition, but it’s on topic, and if nothing else, outlines the desiderata.
http://www.harp.org/rsf.htm
Harvey

Jordan Glogau
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OK: Give everyone in the US a PDA for their PHR. Let this work like the game console market. Make the sale on the add-ons. At the base level you only get your medical records. If you want to use the typical PDA functions you have to upgrade. More important upgrades would be wireless devices to measure blood pressure, insulin, etc. Give the PDAPHR to people with chronic problems like heart disease, diabetes to have a better initial ROI. Call Andy Grove and let him get Intel to offer the chips as part of the seed capital, let him put… Read more »