Rush to Costa Rica?

March 8, 2010 in Health Care "Reform"

Mr. Limbaugh to move to Costa Rica within 5 years if health care reform is passed.

Medical-Legal Advice on Dealing with Insurance Denials

March 6, 2010 in Medical Legal

When the insurance company denies a requested test or procedure, physicians would be well advised to avoid expressing their opinions about this denial in the chart.

How to Opt Out of Medicare

March 5, 2010 in Health Policy

Congress waited until the 13th hour to delayed automatic cuts in Medicare reimbursements of 21% – at least until April. Such a drastic cut will force many physicians to drop
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There are Older Stoners

March 4, 2010 in Health Policy

No, not just Cheech and Chong. Laguna Woods Village retirement community now has a medical cannabis club even though the members are not allowed to grow it in their community
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Death Penalty Ruled Unconstitutional . . in Texas

March 3, 2010 in Misc

No you can’t have your system of pure symbolic retribution. Not yours.

Winning the Vaccine Wars

March 2, 2010 in Health Policy, Medical Ethics

Statistically speaking, we are winning the vaccine wars . .

Human Anatomy as a Subway Map

March 1, 2010 in Misc

Human anatomy as a subway schematic


February 27, 2010 in Health Policy, Medical Ethics

It’s like driving with your eyes closed for five seconds or more. This is the equivalent to driving while texting (reading or writing). It’s twice as likely to cause a
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Electronic Prescribing Reduces Health Costs!

February 26, 2010 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy

So why aren’t the Federal government or health insurance companies rushing to compensate and reward physicians who start using electronic medical records systems with e-prescribing ability?

Electronic Prescriptions are . . Legible, Reduce Errors!

February 25, 2010 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy

Sending prescriptions electronically direct to the pharmacy has been proven to reduce errors from 42% to 6.6%! You would think that the Federal government would be rushing to massively fund such an initiative. But, you’d be wrong.