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Time To Start Worrying About Aging Physicians

As if we didn’t have enough to worry about, with the growing costs of healthcare, patient deaths due to hospital errors, doctors who are more interested in inflating their checking accounts than in responsibly treating their patients, and fewer physicians to treat our aging population, we now have an aging population of physicians that pose […]

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Medicare Won’t Go Broke-But Your Life Is At Risk In U.S. Hospitals

“Remarkably” (?!?!), our hospitals are failing to protect patients from potentially fatal infections despite years of prevention campaigns. The Health and Human Services department’s 2009 quality report to Congress found “very little progress” on eliminating hospital-acquired infections and called for “urgent attention” to address the shortcomings – first brought to light over a decade ago. Of […]

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