The Obama Administration is considering implementing the pay-for-performance approach initiated by the British National Health Service (NHS). But that system has flaws.
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Can you have a "right to health care" without any responsibility: both by paying for it and by being an active partner in it?
Obama has succumbed. The lure of the Dark Side was too powerful. Though he acknowledges that "our healthcare system is broken," he points the finger of shame at people: the doctors.
I believe that in order to fully fix our healthcare system, we must focus on reforming primary care medicine in this country.
I wish President Obama could meet one or two of my clients who are victims of medical hit-and-runs.
Many doctors practice in fear of litigation. Some argue this leads to "defensive medicine": medical practices designed to avert the future possibility of malpractice suits, rather than to benefit the patient.
I, along with almost a million doctors, over 2 million nurses, and almost 3 million allied health personnel resent being treated like perps (perpetrators). We are trying to help.
Too many proposals for healthcare reform focus solely on universal access and run the risk of sending good money after bad. The question we need to ask is: "Access to what"?
Why do we keep avoiding healthcare? Probably the same reasons we avoid talking about death: either we think we can do nothing about it or we are super...
There is a recent push in U.S. hospitals to inculcate a "culture of safety." Can anyone be against safety? I can and you be will too, if you want healthcare to improve.
WASHINGTON — Dennis Quaid told Congress on Wednesday of a harrowing, near-fatal drug mix-up in which his newborn twins were administered 1,000 t...
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