March 25, 2017

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How Government Killed the Medical Profession

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As health care gets more bureaucratic, will doctors go Galt? By Jeffrey A. Singer Originally published by Reason Magazine and reason.com and reprinted with permission. I am a general surgeon with more than three decades in private clinical practice. And I am fed up. Since the late 1970s, I have witnessed remarkable technological revolutions in […]

Ensuring Patient Safety: Making Sure Medical Tourism Puts Its Money Where Its Mouth Is

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By Richard Krasner The medical tourism industry prides itself on the better quality of care found in hospitals in medical tourism destinations, but questions about how good American hospitals are remain. Insurance Thought Leadership.com published an article today called   The Most Dangerous Place In The World, written by Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group (Leapfrog), a national […]

Traveling for Healthcare – What Should You Do?

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By Stewart M. Hamilton, M.D., C.M.O., The Medical Travel CommissionThe decision to travel to seek medical care is not insignificant and may well be life-changing! There are many reasons to go, many to stay. This article is a brief synopsis of some of the thoughts and considerations that should occur before making that decision. Why go? […]