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Medicaid Mess

By Kristen Johnson
Twitter: @tugoffaith

Socialized medicine – that concept demonized in the U.S. by the right and praised by many on the left – comes with decades of arguing behind us and likely decades of arguing in front of us. 531 more words

Keeping the customer/patient happy

“…owners and managers an no longer rely solely on the relationships they have built with referral sources to grow their practices”

Look at the drug companies…they know how to peddle their wares. 739 more words


Rising of patients seriously hurt by NHS blunders: More than 6,000 incidents were recorded last year

From Daily Mail: A patient is treated by the NHS every 90 minutes following a serious medical blunder. More than 6,000 incidents involving accidental cuts, punctures, perforations or haemorrhages were logged last year – three times the rate of 2005. 739 more words


So You Don't Like Obamacare?

So you don’t like Obamacare?  Too expensive, you say. We just can’t afford it. Too much like socialized medicine.  Your co-pays are higher. Why should your insurance be more expensive just to help pay for others to have medical care?   811 more words

Mental Health

Cartoon: "When the Government "Socializes" Medicine"

Searching around in PubMed to find more scholarship on the use of comics in medicine and I came across this political cartoon from 1943/1944 (there are conflicting dates). 65 more words

Graphic Medicine

Our we worth it?

“First, we must actually prove the value of our services, ourselves, and our profession. And we must do so objectively – with outcomes data. ” 614 more words


Tangerines and Salvation Army store

Kiev. September, 1997.

On that first visit to Kiev, every little thing was a lesson for my daughter, Polina, who was all of eighteen months when she emigrated. 546 more words