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
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
March 2, 2010 in Health Policy, Medical Ethics
Statistically speaking, we are winning the vaccine wars . .
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
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?
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.
February 22, 2010 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy
The wit and wisdom that is socialist medical care funding.
February 17, 2010 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy
I sent my first e-Prescriptions yesterday. I sent them to a local pharmacy using my trusty PracticeFusion EMR and it was very good. E-Prescribing is important as this not only
February 9, 2010 in Health Policy, Medicine
In 1986, Maryland basketball player and NBA 2nd overall draft choice, Len Bias had a seizure and died from a single intranasal dose of cocaine. In 2010 one guy uses cocaine to “unwind” on the weekends and wonders if it really is that dangerous.
February 5, 2010 in Health Policy
Obviously vaccinations suffer from a battered public image these days. What is needed is a new advertising campaign.