May 21, 2010 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy, Medical Ethics by RangelMD
The study of motivation in economic rewards models provides us a framework by which to look at how greed and the drive to maximize profit leads to more expensive and poorer quality health care.
May 19, 2010 in Medicine by RangelMD
There have been concerns about long term acid suppressive therapy. But until recently there has not been much hard data on the risks. That has now changed.
May 18, 2010 in Medicine by RangelMD
This is the opposite of the anti-MMR vaccine crowd. Not the least of which is because it is plausible.
May 17, 2010 in Health Care "Reform", Medicine by RangelMD
Paying primary care physicians per patient visit and per office service is really, basically, very stupid.
May 14, 2010 in Medicine by RangelMD
Best CPR training video evar.
Teaches CPR (kind of) in a way you won’t forget.
May 13, 2010 in Health Policy by RangelMD
Patients take their cues from the current system where primary care providers are seen as little more than purposeless “gatekeepers”.
May 12, 2010 in Medicine by RangelMD
A new method to shake the little bastards to death.
May 11, 2010 in Health Policy, Medicine by RangelMD
Do nurse practitioners have the training and experience to understand and apply the “art” of medicine in their practices?
May 10, 2010 in Health Policy by RangelMD
A 2009 survey of 353,000 American adults from 187 metro areas asked 13 questions about basic access to health care and healthy lifestyles.
May 7, 2010 in Health Policy, Medicine by RangelMD
These three simple tests could save money and improve health care quality but, as usual, they are not covered by insurance.