Misdirection in HealthCare
E-cigarettes eCigarettes maybe the most effective way of withdrawing from nicotine addiction
The cigarette issue of banning electronic Cigarettes when that maybe the most effective way of withdrawing from nicotine addiction. E-cigarettes come in many shapes and sizes. Most have a battery, a heating element, and a place to hold a liquid. E-cigarettes produce an aerosol by heating a liquid that usually contains nicotine—the addictive drug in […]
Molding it to a current, future, or past government program. Frequently making the government program even more expensive.
Almost all of the reform in healthcare is government based. It is proposed in conjunction with Medicare, Medicaid, Veteran’s care, or other members of the alphabet soup. To save and privatize American Medical Care, we have to think and promote private Medical Care which is totally separate from government control. Healthcare is frequently painted with […]
6. Misdirection in Healthcare: How Free is Free Health Care?
The Medical Care Wheel of Misfortune by Marilyn Singleton, MD, JD, September 24, 2019 You finally get your dream and are selected to be a contestant on Wheel of Fortune. You get to see Pat Sajak and Vanna White! You win a vacation to some country that you don’t really want to see. You cannot […]
6. Misdirection in Healthcare: Two Trillion Dollars per year wasted. Graphic Illustration by Paul Samuelson Showing How Limiting the Supply of Doctors Causes Higher Prices. (Source: Samuelson 1992
Market opponents have not only claimed there are too many doctors but also too many hospital beds. In 1972, the federal government started restricting the supply of hospitals with certificate-of-need (followed by repeal of the Hospital Survey and Construction Act in 1974). Alaska House of Representatives member Bob Lynn argued the true motivation was “large […]
When The Digital Revolution Took a Wrong Turn
The U.S. government claimed that turning medical charts into electronic records would make health care better, safer and cheaper. Ten years and $36 billion later, we became aware that the digital revolution had taken a very bad turn. Death By 1,000 Clicks: Where Electronic Health Records Went Wrong By Fred Schulte and Erika Fry, Fortune […]
The “New” Medical Morality: Hippocrates or Bioethics?
By Jeffrey Hall Dobken, M.D., M.P.H. David Rothman, the author of “Strangers at the Bedside,”1writes that the most “distinguishing characteristic of medical ethics [is] the extent to which it was monopolized by practicing physicians, not by formal [trained] philosophers.…” He asserted that serious social, behavioral, and cultural issues had to be confronted. These issues served […]
Modernization can at times be very expensive
I served my internship at Wayne County General Hospital. We were the first class of 36 interns to work in the new 500 bed orange and silver aluminum hospital built in the form of a Grecian cross-a square center with four arms of equal length. The old hospital had the standard characteristic large 40 to […]
Sham Peer Review
PSYCHIATRIC EVALUATIONS ARE HAZARDOUS TO THE DOCTOR’S CAREER. By Richard B. Willner, Executive Director of The Center for Peer Review Justice http://www.PeerReviewJustice.org In this day of excessive regulation and hindsight aided evaluation a new danger is even more pressing. Various administrative boards that are established by states, the federal government or associated agencies maybe have […]
Sham Peer Review Shelters a Deadly and Malicious Virus
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 […]
Introduction of disruptive digital innovations
Is Digital Health The Future Of Healthcare? –Originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics, Educating leaders in health informatics since 1997 Answered Mar 15, 2018 · Featured on Forbes and Apple News Author has 161 answers and 96k answer views Worldwide, healthcare […]