Friday, May 28, 2021

Hsieh Forbes Column: Perks And Incentives For Covid-19 Vaccination May Backfire

My latest Forbes column is now out: "Perks And Incentives For Covid-19 Vaccination May Backfire".

I discuss the proliferation of prizes and incentives being offered to get people vaccinated, and how this can sometimes create the opposite effect of making people more suspicious of the vaccine.

Friday, April 30, 2021

Hsieh Forbes Column: Not Everyone Wants To Be Vaccinated. I'm OK With That

My latest Forbes column is now out: "Not Everyone Wants To Be Vaccinated. I'm OK With That".

I discuss how freedom of choice might impede the push to achieve "herd immunity", and how individual rights apply in this context.

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Hsieh Forbes Column: To Improve Telemedicine, Reform Outdated State Medical Licensing Rules

My latest Forbes column is now out: "To Improve Telemedicine, Reform Outdated State Medical Licensing Rules".

I discuss some proposals to make it easier for physicians to practice telemedicine across state lines. I'm glad these ideas are getting more attention in outlets such as The New England Journal Of Medicine.

Friday, January 29, 2021

Hsieh Forbes Column: Relaxing Regulations During A Pandemic

[Off topic] My latest Forbes piece is now out: "The Case For Relaxing Regulations During A Pandemic".

Reducing regulations can help during a pandemic. And also not during a pandemic.

Friday, December 18, 2020

Pfizer Vaccine!

Thank you, Pfizer and the Medical Center of Aurora! I'm grateful to all the hard-working scientists and researchers who developed this innovative product. Your ingenuity and efforts will help millions of people around the world.

Saturday, December 5, 2020

Hsieh Forbes Column: Why I Wear A Mask

My latest Forbes piece is now out: "Why I Wear A Mask".

This is my response to a question I've frequently received from friends and readers.