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The Healthcare.gov Insurance Exchange Debacle

As the reality of higher premiums and more restricted access continue to rear their heads as Obamacare takes full effect January 1st, it will be prudent to revisit some alternatives to solving the healthcare access debate. Here are 8 real … Continue reading

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Obamacaid

Reposted from the Wall Street Journal, October 9, 2013 ObamaCare’s website appears to have been built by Mitt Romney‘s “Project Orca” digital team, and perhaps tens of people have managed to sign up so far. “Fully enrolled, I can’t tell you. … Continue reading

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Reminder From A Recent European Meeting Highlights Heart Failure As A Major Cause Of Mortality and Morbidity In Diabetic Patients

Reminder From A Recent European Meeting Highlights Heart Failure As A Major Cause Of Mortality and Morbidity In Diabetic Patients.

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Medical Marijuana Back In The News!

From perusing this week’s AMA newsletter, the lead article mentions Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s upcoming change of heart regarding Medical Marijuana. I had written on this topic awhile back. Readers might wish to reread this article. I am very interested in … Continue reading

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Obama Administration Changes Midstream The Affordable Care Act

The Hens Are Coming To Roost The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (now the Affordable Care Act) was such a voluminous law that we were told “We have to pass this law in order to see what is in … Continue reading

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Study Demonstrates Effectiveness of a New Generation of Anticoagulants

This recent article demonstrates that the new generation anticoagulants are as effective as our old gold standard but with less bleeding risk. The study compared a new Xa inhibitor with our present standard of care — low molecular weight heparin plus … Continue reading

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Doctor-Patient Relationship Breakdown Leads to Physician Dissatisfaction

The following statistics are from the 2013 Physician Outlook and Practice Trends, a report published by Jackson Healthcare. Physician discontent appears to be creating a void in the healthcare field. Physicians are preparing to leave medicine early either through retirement … Continue reading

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