Medical System

Why Independent Doctors Need the Support of Patients

America’s Doctors Are Facing an Epidemic. By Association of Independent Doctors.  Every day hospitals are buying up medical practices, turning independent doctors into hospital employees. That trend is not healthy for patients or for doctors. It hurts… Read More

Why Health Care Won’t Be a Free Market

By Unigadon, Commonweal Magazine. We don’t know much about health-care prices or what we are actually paying for, nor do we know much about the quality of what we are trying to choose. A great… Read More

Doctors Refusing Obamacare Patients

By Sarah Hurtubise – The Daily Caller.  Obamacare plans have shrunk payments to physicians so much that some doctors say they won’t be able to afford to accept Obamacare coverage, NPR reports. Many of the… Read More

Burnt Out Primary Care Docs Are Voting With Their Feet

Janis Finer, 57, a popular primary care physician in Tulsa, Okla., gave up her busy practice two years ago to care full time for hospitalized patients. The lure? Regular shifts, every other week off and a 10 percent increase in pay.