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To Reform Healthcare, America Needs to Look to its Doctors.

Our healthcare system is sick and dysfunctional. A vicious cycle of blame is happening between Washington, health insurance companies, and the patients. And it is quickly demoralizing this nation and simply increasing costs with more administrative regulations. It is raising … Continue reading

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Controversies Surrounding Brain Death

by Chris Carroll, MD, MS. The death of any person can be tragic, even more so when that person is a child.  Recently, there has been significant media coverage of the case of Jahi McMath, a 13-year old girl who … Continue reading

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How to Fix Healthcare, From a Doctor on the Frontlines: Part 1.

This is the first of a 3 part series by Dr. Moeller, the infamous Doctor on the Frontlines. In this series he explores ways in which our healthcare system is failing, and how it can be improved from the perspective … Continue reading

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Should a Medical College Dean Take Money from Pharma?

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

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Daily Docblock: Denied Edition

  It seems the doc-blockage never stops. A particular thorn in my side has been Care Core. They manage imaging services for an insurance that we accept and often deny coverage for CT scans. Once the requested test is denied, the physician may … Continue reading

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The Medical Press Release

 You may have noticed the rash of medical news spewing from your favorite news outlets with greater frequency. As a medical professional you probably cringe as you envision the calls that are about to flood your office, “Doctor Smith, I … Continue reading

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Lobby Christmas Tree

An Announcement from The Holy Profit Medical Center. “Holy Profit Medical Center” is a series of fake satirical press releases and news articles from an imaginary hospital. . .  The Holy Profit Medical Center today named Bess E. Morass to the new post of … Continue reading

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