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John W. House, M.D.

Entries by John W. House, M.D.

Too Many Tests!

(0) Comments | Posted October 10, 2011 | 1:05 PM

We often hear the complaint that physicians are ordering too many tests and prescribing too many antibiotics.

Last week, I read the New York Times blog post by Pauline Chen, M.D., "Why Doctors Order So Many Tests," which highlighted a study published...

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How Online Reviews Can Help a Physician

(0) Comments | Posted January 26, 2011 | 9:55 AM

I recently arrived early for a meeting with the other physicians in the House Clinic practice. I decided to go online while I waited for my colleagues to arrive.

I went to a popular online review site and looked up House Ear Institute and House Clinic. This wasn't something...

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Can Your Teenager Hear Me Now?

(0) Comments | Posted August 30, 2010 | 7:48 PM

Recent headlines across the country screamed "1 in 5 Teenagers has Hearing Loss."

I am glad this research published in Journal of the American Medical Association has brought national attention to an issue the House Ear Institute has been focused on for years.

Starting in 2006, HEI embarked on a...

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21% Cut to Medicare Will Create Two-Tier Health Care System

(24) Comments | Posted March 10, 2010 | 2:26 PM

If Congress allows the 21% cut in Medicare payments to physicians then many physicians will choose to stop seeing Medicare patients. The House Clinic has never turned away patients for lack of money. I hope that we won't have to begin now.

Most doctors will not want to do it...

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