Monthly Archive: June 2007

Jun 30 2007

A Patient Advocate’s Reaction to Sicko

…. is that Michael Moore has only exposed the very tip of the dysfunctional American health care system’s iceberg. As confessed in yesterday’s blog post, I’ve never been a fan of Michael Moore’s. I think his previous works have been inflammatory and one sided. Not that he doesn’t raise awareness of issues, and not that …

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Jun 30 2007

A Patient Advocate’s Reaction to Sicko

…. is that Michael Moore has only exposed the very tip of the dysfunctional American health care system’s iceberg. As confessed in yesterday’s blog post, I’ve never been a fan of Michael Moore’s. I think his previous works have been inflammatory and one sided. Not that he doesn’t raise awareness of issues, and not that …

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Jun 29 2007

Marcus Welby: Did He Set Us Up?

If you are of a certain age or older, then you remember Marcus Welby on TV. I spoke to a 20-something man yesterday and described Marcus Welby to him as everyone’s perfect doctor. His early 1970’s TV show was always popular, and we all KNEW he was the perfect doctor. Compounding his image was the …

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Jun 28 2007

Yackety Yak: It’s all about the doctors

This post has been moved (along with the rest of this blog….) Find it at its new location: http://trishatorrey.com/2007/06/28/yackety-yak-its-all-about-the-doctors/ Thanks for stopping by.

Jun 28 2007

Yackety Yak: It’s all about the doctors

… so said the doctors in a study conducted in Rochester, NY and reported in the Archives of Internal Medicine …. It seems that 100 doctors were studied over the span of a year to see how they communicated with patients. Mystery patients made appointments, visited the doctors, then recorded their conversations. Even though the …

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