April 24, 2016
This article was submitted (and well written) by Emily Siner of Nashville Public Radio
I try not to be sensational. But let's be clear: we knowingly hurt ou...
February 7, 2016
This was a post by Julie Rovner on 1/22/2016 in collaboration with Kaiser Health News.
This short article should be required reading for e...
January 6, 2016
This is a feel-good-meets-informational story by NPR's Lauren Silverman about the use of service animals.
Patriot PAWS is a nonprofit in Rockwall, Texas that provides service dogs. This particular company has been training dogs to help military veterans with PTSD (post...
November 12, 2015
"Can I get a copy of my disability report?" This was from a veteran. My response: no, you can't.
At some point – maybe after the public shaming by folks like Jon Stewart – the government decided to allow veterans who were underserved by the Veterans Administration (VA)...
May 6, 2015
Health care coordination deserves a big ole Southern "bless your heart." Read The New York Times article by Paula Span.
It's a grand intention to create health care coordinators and service representatives to help walk people through the hurdles of our health care deli...
I'm more concerned that people are surprised by this than I am that it is actually happening. Read the NPR Blog post.
Medicare is a bloated, inefficient system that has so many rules and regulations that I don't even try to think about it because it would ruin my...
This was an interesting discussion between Krys Boyd of NPR/KERA's Think radio program and Dr. Harold Kudler, chief consultant for Mental Health Services for the VA system.
Being a physician is like a brother/sisterhood. I do my best not to disparage other physicians...
May 1, 2015
"How does your plan improve care for veterans?" This question was asked by my Dad who is a Vietnam vet.
I appreciate the men and women of the military who take an oath to go out and fight for what we stand for. It's noble and wonderful, and I believe they sho...
Q: "Where are you?"
September 24, 2016
Active Learning: Go chat with your local drug rep
April 26, 2016
Review: "Overcrowding Forces Tennessee VA Clinics to Stop Accepting New Patients" - NPR
Q: "If you make it mandatory, people will hate that."
Review: "Some Firms Save Money By Offering Employees Free Surgery" - NPR
April 22, 2016
Q: "But what about people who still can't afford healthcare?"
March 20, 2016
Review: "Supreme Court Strikes At States' Efforts On Health Care Transparency" - NPR
March 11, 2016
Review: "Medical Bills Still Take A Big Toll, Even With Insurance" - NPR
Q: "Where have you been? I haven't seen a blog in a while?"
Q: "Have you hired protection yet?"
February 11, 2016
A & B Conversation
General Health Fee
General Health Fund
Health and Human Services
affordable health care
board of directors
brand medically necessary
commercial health care
cost of health care
cost of medication
direct primary care
free child health care
free market health care
general health fund
government health care
health care choices
health care paradigm
health savings accounts
lying for your patients
online health tools
out of network
paying the cost
universal health care
universal medical record