Long Office Wait Times: Don’t Blame the Patients

August 9, 2012 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy by RangelMD

Blame the system.

Adding to the Obesity Epidemic

August 7, 2012 in Health Policy by RangelMD

What if food stamp programs are leading to greater rates of obesity and bad dietary habits among the poor?

Constitutional Ammendments Needed by Our Medical Professionals.

July 22, 2012 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy by RangelMD

Our nation’s medical professionals need protection as well.

Mass Killings Don’t Make Good Gun Control Examples

July 20, 2012 in Health Policy, Misc by RangelMD

Mass shootings like the one that occurred early this morning in Aurora Colorado at a showing of The Dark Knight Rises are so incredibly rare that there is very little
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Why the Supreme Court Approval of Obama Care is a Victory for Conservatives . . and a Setback for Liberals

June 29, 2012 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy by RangelMD

Don’t believe anything you read or hear about the Supreme Court Decision. This is not a liberal victory or vice versa.

Literal Biblical Translation

April 23, 2012 in Health Policy, Misc by RangelMD

These guys make me laugh . . . in a sad way.

Forced Labor For Physicians

April 15, 2012 in Health Policy by RangelMD

I’m a hospital based physician. Under Federal law I am forced to care for patients who have no intention of paying me. There should be a fix for this.

Why Do Employees Call in Sick So Much?

April 6, 2012 in Health Policy by RangelMD

Calling in sick frequently is not likely to be a sign of long term good health and economic stability.

Why Don’t We Have a “Facebook” Medical Records System?

March 25, 2012 in Health Policy, Medicine, Misc by RangelMD

Why are almost all medical records systems terrible?

X-Prize’s Dumb Idea to Develop A Medical Tricorder Directed At Consumers

January 19, 2012 in Health Policy, Medicine, Misc by RangelMD

Star Trek’s Dr. McCoy couldn’t diagnose a dam thing without his medical tricorder!