Mar 16, 2016
The good news is that practitioners are skilled, well trained, and devoted to patient care. The bad news is that fewer physicians are delivering patient care.
Feb 8, 2016
Doctors must retain their independence in order to treat patients as the individuals they are. Maintain a high standard of care by rejecting standardized care.
Nov 19, 2015
Last month I criticized Gina Kolata, who wrote a New York Times article that trumpeted the results of a large blood pressure treatment study, for weighing in on a study before it was actually published.
Oct 19, 2015
Medicine is increasingly under the control of advocates of so-called “evidence-based medicine.” Doctors will be graded, and paid, based on achieving numerical targets for blood pressure, LDL cholesterol, blood glucose, and the like. This will lead to even more over-prescribing.
Sep 8, 2015
This is about ratcheting up central control over the practice of medicine. It’s inconceivable this will improve patient care. The central takeover of medicine is nearly complete. Unless more physicians opt out of this system, individualized medical care in the U.S. will be swept away
Aug 5, 2015
Two recent major news items pull back the curtain on the seamy underside of leftist politics: Not only are we humans expendable, we are too numerous.
Jul 5, 2015
The Supreme Court just took it upon itself to redefine marriage for all 50 states. The Obama administration has made over 50 unauthorized changes to the un-Affordable Care Act.
Jun 25, 2015
As I predicted on this blog back in March, the Supreme Court upheld the Obamacare subsidies flowing through federal exchanges, contradicting the plain statutory language. In so doing, they invented “intent” that was clearly not there.