While everyone is aware of the real estate bubble, few see a potential new 'bubble'.
Does anyone beside me sense a 'healthcare bubble'? While my prognosticating is laughable (like my football picks), I am going to go ahead and predict an impending bubble with the near catostrophic burst.
Look at it like this, the economy crashes-people cut back on preventive healthcare and anything looking like 'elective' procedures. Hospitals and clinics go into 'lay off' mode. Ratios expand for those remaining, and nurses begin to drift away from the bedside. Now down the road the stressed workers and unemployed start to feel the effects of forgoing the preventative care. The hospitals and clinics are caught short on staff and the 'new grads' in limbo can not be trained fast enough.
BINGO it all hits the fan.