Tag Archives: healthcare
One of the first posts I wrote here, was a about how pharmaceutical reps provide lunch for physicians while presenting information about a medication that they are promoting. The post, and others like it, have generated visceral reactions on the … Continue reading
Hospitals are busy places to work. The work is fast paced, and never seems to stop. For most physicians, the work ends when the work is done, or until you fall over, whichever comes first. So as a consultant, when … Continue reading
It happens thousands of times a day, all across the country. People go to their doctor’s office after some testing has been performed. The physician, unaware that any testing has been ordered by another physician, asks their usual questions. The … Continue reading
I tried to get IV Bactrim last week, to treat MRSA. Pharmacist called, not on formulary. Bummer . According to the IDSA guidelines, I could use clinda, but then there’s the increased risk of C. dif. . .
There’s a central theme running through many of these “Truth About Health Care” posts that I write. Whether it comes to medical centers putting out press releases that are nothing more than thinly veiled advertising, or drug companies trying to get … Continue reading
This post at KevinMD has blown up and is generating significant interest. Since writing it I was contacted by CNN, they talked about wanting to do a series on America’s addiction to medications and what sounded to me like the various … Continue reading
It started with The House of Representatives’ symbolic gesture of their disdain of all things Obama-care. It continues with the current bickering over fiscal policy in Washington D.C. Thus goes a debate that is destined to lead the country nowhere because it does … Continue reading