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 not deal with the core of the problem. Continue reading “Healthcare Armageddon 3: Washington Argues Over Grandma’s New Shoes.”
“Holy Profit Medical Center” is a series of fake, satirical press releases and news articles from an imaginary hospital. . .
Holy Profit Medical Center is proud to announce that it has been named to the prestigious list of “Top One-Hundred (thousand)” Hospitals in the country. Continue reading “Holy Profit Medical Center Named Top One Hundred (Thousand) Hospital.”
Want this Test? What’s the Password?
We had an interesting dilemma in the office. You see, being pulmonologists we treat people with asthma, and one of the more useful drugs we have in the ammunition belt is a medication called omalizumab (xolair). Continue reading “What’s the Password?”
Oh Pfizer, Won’t You Buy Me a Mercedes-Benz?
Actually I’ll take a Ford Shelby GT500 Convertible, thank you. Today’s stream of random thinking comes to you after having feasted on a tasty lunch paid for by a drug company (and no, it wasn’t Pfizer). Continue reading “Drug Company Marketing”
Our Gift to You: The 12 Days of Hospitalization
To be sung to the tune of The 12 Days of Christmas. . .
On the first day at hospital my doctor gave to me, a CT to rule out P.E.
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 Executive Vice President in Charge of Lobby Christmas Tree. . . Continue reading “Lobby Christmas Tree”
Healthcare Armageddon begins in Arizona
I talked briefly in a previous article about the coming days of reckoning in the health care biz due to the growing gap between ever increasing costs and ever decreasing funds. Among the first victims will be high dollar procedures that benefit a small segment of the population. Consider the following an early mortar shot in this war. . . Continue reading “Apocalypse R’ Us”
A Message from the Tax Attorneys at Dewey, Cheatham, and Howe.
This shopping season why not give your loved ones what they really want. . . your vast accumulated riches! Yes, that’s right, by taking advantage of an obscure loophole in the present tax system, upon your death, you may hand over your entire estate to your wife, your secret mistress, your beloved pet, and your hard working foreign sounding groundskeeper without paying a dime in taxes to Uncle Sam! Talk about a Black Friday! Continue reading “Death on Sale! Act Now!”
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We here at caduceusblog (though there’s only 2 of us) would like to take this opportunity to wish a speedy recovery to one of our readers who has caught a cold and is taking an antibiotic. This worries us, not out of any concern we have for our readers. It worries us because we only have 2 readers, and our statistician informs us that if one our readers dies, then our readership could be reduced by nearly fifty percent. So please join our candlelight vigil to pray for the speedy recovery of our poor stricken reader.