Archive for February, 2011

Is It Time To Revisit Physician Unions?

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) isn’t quite one year old but has already had far reaching effects while generating visceral responses from all involved.  For those who were added to the roles of covered individuals..a sigh of relief.  For just about everyone else..retching, headaches, fear and loathing.  From insurance providers and employers […]

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Health Care Survivors in the New Government Age

I ran across an interesting blog article today.  In it the author tells us that the major players in the health care arena must learn to change themselves by 2015 or risk being run over by the bus, metaphorically speaking of course.  You can read the entire article here.  The tale he tells is one […]

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Preventable Medical Errors

A recent post regarding a medical error that occurred with a kidney transplant patient caught my eye.  I was interested because of the position the author had taken on the subject.  Without looking at his profile I assumed he was an administrator of a hospital.  You can read the post and comments here. This story […]

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Unites States Budget and Health Care; A Connection?

The president recently unveiled his budget proposal for the coming fiscal year.  It makes for some very interesting reading.  The section of the proposal that describes, by item, the increase or decrease and it impact on the deficit is especially fun to review  If you’re interested here’ a link; http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/budget/Overview/. You can review the budget […]

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