When Did My Cell Phone Replace My Answering Service?

December 26, 2011 in Medicine

Calling my cell phone directly and bypassing my answering service is not a good idea.

Does Lower Spending on Health Care = A Sicker Population?

December 11, 2011 in Health Policy

California spends less on health care than all but a few states. Does this mean that its population is sicker and less productive as a result?

CLASS Act Failure Mirrors Medicare Failure

October 18, 2011 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy

The same liberal egalitarianism irrationality that sunk the long term care plan (CLASS act) is ultimately going to sink Medicare.

Doubt is not evidence to the contrary!

October 17, 2011 in Medical Legal

How to win a lawsuit based on a lack of evidence.

A Preponderance of the Evidence (a Cautionary Tale)

October 6, 2011 in Medical Legal

A perfect (hypothetical) example of why doctors hate and fear the malpractice tort system.

How Medical Care is Like Deficit Spending

September 30, 2011 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy

Spending money like it’s someone else’s problem.

Now THIS is Science!

August 5, 2011 in Medicine

The what causes the same erogenous reaction in the brain as the where?

Hospital Politics: You’re Little People

July 20, 2011 in Health Policy, Medicine

Yes, another reason not to go into primary care.

Escalating the Fear of Electronic Medical Records

May 20, 2011 in Health Policy

Are legions of identify thieves and celebrity stalkers lying in wait to get their hands on your electronic medical records?

Routine Hospitalist Admit Orders

May 18, 2011 in Misc

How a super busy hospitalist can fully automate their admissions.