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Maybe Surgery Should be Performed in a Restaurant?

Dr. Betsy McCaughey of RID (Reduce Infection Deaths) pointed out in last week’s Wall Street Journal that when it comes to inspections for bacteria and other infection sources, the restaurants in every state in the nation are held to a higher standard than hospitals or other healthcare physicians. She points out that inadequate hygiene in […]

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Posted in: Healthcare Quality, Hospitals, Patient Empowerment, Patient Safety, Patient Tools

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From the Desk of (11/24/07)…

Some miscellany from the week, not requiring blog posts on their own…. Hope you all had a delightful Thanksgiving and that your leftovers are no longer left over. ……………………………….. Another quiet week with the arrival of the holiday. I did hear from some folks I’ve not heard from in awhile, with atta-girls for my mention […]

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Posted in: Doctor Communication, Health /Medical Consumerism, Media, Patient Empowerment, Patient Tools

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WSJ Interviews Every Patient’s Advocate

Not only was I privileged to contribute to an article in today’s Wall Street Journal (You Doctor’s Business Ties are Your Business, Too ) — but I actually learned even more than I knew before from the article! The question asked by the author, David Armstrong, was whether patients have a right to know about […]

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