Author Archive for: Debra Smith
Dr. Debra A. Smith brings to the national healthcare debate a unique global healthcare perspective based on her multifaceted experiences. A physician and economist, she has worked in clinical medicine, medical administration and insurance underwriting, and as a consultant in healthcare financing and public health for the World Bank and United Nations.
This has given her a global view on what works and what doesn't which she shares in her new book, Healthcare Solved - Real Answers, No Politics. The book is a timely dose of straight talk for an American public seeking to reform a system reeling from out-of-control costs. In Healthcare Solved, Dr. Smith tells how the country can get more people covered and provide better quality care without going bankrupt, and the role each of us can play to help that happen. To learn, visit DrDebraSmith.com.
For more information, please visit healthcaresolved.net.
Entries by Debra Smith
1. To learn anything, you cannot be afraid to ask questions. This fear no doubt harkens back to grade school, when other kids would poke fun at the kid who asked for clarification on something. Unfortunately, most people don’t grow out of it, fearing others will think them simple. The reality is, while everyone is an expert at something, no one can be an expert in everything. If you don’t ask, you won’t learn. Ask questions until you are satisfied you understand the answer. This may be the only opportunity you have to learn. Don’t miss out on the experience…. Read more.
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Fear is a very real emotion that can render us powerless. It can make us choose what we believe will keep us safe, even when the opposite is true. It can make us believe that we can't do it, we are wrong, the cost is too high, the path ahead too difficult. But every time you choose fear, you lose sight of your highest aspirations and fall prey to being controlled by your history instead of rising to the future you desire and deserve. In Debbie Ford's course Overcoming Fear, you'll learn 14 key lessons to help you overcome fear by uncovering it, understanding it, and ultimately embracing it by finding its gifts. Plus, each lesson's guided meditation will help you directly access your inner wisdom, resulting in tangible action steps to help you take the steps to living a courageous life.