Interview: Robin Felder, Medical Automation Research Center, University of Virginia

Robin wants to eliminate health insurance companies and create a single payor system combined with Health Savings Accounts. The government would act as a safety net for catastrophic situations.

Technology will only be useful if it applies to the proper financial infrastrure. Why not create Health Savings Plans and incentivize people to judiciously manage their health care dollars. Consumers would be empowered.

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