Medical System

My Human Doctor

Medical school teaches us to examine, to research, to treat. We don’t learn to err and recover. By Sara Manning Peskin, M.D. For The New York Times. The needles go under the skin, into a layer… Read More

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Is Your Doctor Banned From Practicing in Other States?

State Licensing System Keeps Patients, Hospitals and Regulators in the Dark. By John Fauber of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Matt Wynn and Kristina Fiore of MedPage Today. Like traveling medicine hucksters of old, doctors who run into trouble today can… Read More

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