Tag Archives: medicine

Do we really want to know the unvarnished truth?

There was an article in the LA Times today about a study underway where patients would get unlimited access to doctor’s notes in their files. ¬†While I am normally a big fan of transparency, there are certain relationships where the … Continue reading

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Electronic Medical Records and Impatient Patients

I read a blog post by Andy Kessler today, who has written a book called The End of Medicine, which I have admittedly not read as of yet. The post alleges that the medical industry has created a complete boondoggle … Continue reading

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Health Care, Under Cover

Disclosure- I am married to a physician who is in an academic medicine practice. I sit on the nexus between two worlds- that of the normal, every day patient, and that of someone who practices medicine every day. It’s often … Continue reading

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What is Quality Health Care?

Disclosure- I am married to a practicing physician. As we enter the great debate of what is quality health care, I worry that most patients don’t know. From a patient’s perspective, we tend to look at the poshness of the … Continue reading

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Are Social Networks for Everyone?

A friend of mine asked what I thought about lawyers using social media tools for communication and networking.¬† I wrote a long email back, and it became clear there was a blog post brewing, so here it is- my thoughts … Continue reading

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