Archives By Month: April 2018

Restoring Accountability in Medical Practice by Non-Participation in Government Programs and Understanding the Devastating Force of Government

Posted on April 3, 2018 7:37 am By admin in Restoring Accountability in HealthCare

In private practice a physician is always beholden to his patient. They evaluate him on every office call and treatment rendered. In any government practice, whether Medicare, Medicaid, or VA, the physician must always answer to his superior. If he can’t justify his treatment to the satisfaction of his superior, he may be separated from […]

Prevent Disease, Relieve Suffering, Heal the Sick

Posted on April 3, 2018 5:35 am By admin in Wisdom in HealthCare

To prevent disease, to relieve suffering and to heal the sick—this is our work. –William Osler Doctors allow you to die. Charlatans kill you. –Jean de La Bruyère English physicians kill you. The French let you die. –William Lamb Others kill you before you are born. –Unknown        

Understanding the present problem

Posted on April 3, 2018 5:32 am By admin in The Health Plan for the USA

The Major Current Problems in HealthCare The $3 trillion health care industry is the only major segment of the economy that is failing, and there is nothing the employer, insurance carrier or government can do about it. Health care is the only product or service (outside of public education and the USPS) that has consistently […]

Médecins Sans Frontiers Innovate Daily

Posted on April 3, 2018 5:29 am By admin in Innovations in Health Care

Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontiers) (MSF) operate in more than 70 countries saving lives threatened by violence, disease, epidemics, malnutrition, exclusion from health care, and catastrophic events every single day. We’re also fighting for our patients’ rights to better care and access to affordable vaccines and drugs. Backed by independent donors, our more than […]

Physicians should not be a privileged community

Posted on April 3, 2018 5:25 am By admin in Overheard on Capital Hill

Senator Mitch: Doesn’t it seem to you that there is wide-spread animosity towards physicians? Senator Chuck: No more than what they deserve. They are making a fortune off our poor and unfortunate. So why should we feel sorry for them? Senator Mitch: I would agree that they are a privileged community. But when you choose […]

Sham Peer Review Shelters a Deadly and Malicious Virus

Posted on April 3, 2018 5:23 am By admin in Misdirection in HealthCare

The Poliner Case: the Clinical Story Disingenuous “concern for patients” is used to conceal malicious motives in a legalized charade Lawrence R. Poliner, M.D. Like a deadly virus sheltered within an immune cell, peer review has been infected. Ironically, some, who have sworn to “first do no harm,” now use peer review as a weapon […]

Automatic if Doctor and Patient are totally in charge

Posted on April 3, 2018 5:19 am By admin in Lean HealthCare

There are many forces dealing with controlling health care costs. All efforts have failed. In fact, most of these efforts have increased health care costs and also eliminated essential care. This has caused a decrease in the Quality of Care (QOC), the purported reason for policing doctors and hospitals. Controlling health care costs from the […]

Sham Peer Review

Posted on April 3, 2018 5:15 am By admin in Government HealthCare

Editorial: Sham Peer Review: The Fifth Circuit Poliner Decision Lawrence R. Huntoon, M.D., Ph.D. In a sham peer review hearing, the truth and the facts do not matter because the outcome is predetermined and the process is rigged. In a court of law, where hospitals and peer reviewers are granted absolute immunity, the truth and […]

Universal Child Health Care in Quebec

Posted on April 3, 2018 5:11 am By admin in International HealthCare

When ‘Universal’ Child Care Isn’t Universally High-Quality Quebec made up for shortages in its day-care system by letting private centers step in— and different families are getting very different experiences. Conor Williams Today, the U.S. is somewhat of an outlier among developed countries, which tend to offer more-substantial public support for paid parental leave and […]

Practice Fusion is agreeing to be sold to Allscripts

Posted on April 3, 2018 5:08 am By admin in In The News

Christina Farr | @chrissyfarr Practice Fusion is scrapping free software model after agreeing to sell to Allscripts Practice Fusion is planning to start charging doctors to use its software, sources say. The change comes weeks after Practice Fusion agreed to a disappointing $100 million sale to Allscripts. Practice Fusion has struggled to build a growing business […]