March 22, 2010 in Health Policy, Medicine
A new service provides patients with 24/7 access to medical consultation . . and some don’t like it.
March 12, 2010 in Health Care "Reform"
Many liberals have a knee-jerk reaction conniption fit when asked about concierge medicine: “Only the rich will be able to afford concierge care” and the end result will be that “fewer doctors will see fewer patients”.
March 9, 2010 in Health Care "Reform", Health Policy
How can patients and primary care providers escape from a system that is way underfunded and way overloaded? It requires a paradigm shift in the way we reimburse primary care physicians. Hint. Gym memberships are way ahead of the curve here.
March 8, 2010 in Health Care "Reform"
Mr. Limbaugh to move to Costa Rica within 5 years if health care reform is passed.
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.