Category Archives: Doctor Patient Relationship

BA or BS Degree Should Not Be A Requirement for Med School

Doctors have been revered in most countries because they deal with keeping us alive. We often put them on a pedestal because they’ve touched/saved a life of a loved one. I believe that’s great (as doctors have saved my life) … Continue reading

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Finding Excessive Treatment and Fraud Using Data Analysis

Now that a lot of Medicare information is public, it’s becoming easy to isolate cases of fraud and over treatment. Center for Health Reporting does just that. They found all the cities in California where there has been an excessive … Continue reading

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Attacking Excessive Treatment

I personally know older people that more or less abuse the system by going to a doctor three or four times a month. Doctors love this type of recurring revenue vs. a patient like myself that only goes maybe once … Continue reading

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Doctors are still relevant even if social media provides a large amount of information

Riva Greenberg in her article on Huffington Post called “Are Doctors Losing Their Relevance Due to Social Media Health Sites?” discusses how online patient education is changing the relationship between doctors and patients.   Besides the examination of many sites … Continue reading

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