- *A Pacemaker Wrecks a Family’s Life* Can faith in medicine be restored? #hcsm #hcr
- Breaking Down the Barriers… How Should Physicians and Pharma Collaborate— it’s in everyone’s best interest.
- Consumers Want Evidence Before Embracing Evidence-Based Medicine
- Bringing Comparison Shopping to the Doctor’s Office – NYTimes.com
- Despite Evidence, Patients Want More #healthcare #patient-education @myEn #In
Howard Luks on Breaking Down the Barriers… Phil Baumann on Breaking Down the Barriers… Howard Luks on Despite Evidence, Patients Wan… Howard Luks on Despite Evidence, Patients Wan… Steve Potak on Despite Evidence, Patients Wan…
Monthly Archives: June 2010
When the surgeon asked us why we were there, my mother said, “To ask questions.” She was no longer a trusting and deferential patient. Like me, she no longer saw doctors — perhaps with the exception of Fales — as … Continue reading
Breaking Down the Barriers… How Should Physicians and Pharma Collaborate— it’s in everyone’s best interest.
For decades the relationship between Pharma and physicians was a distant one. There was no collaboration, nor collective thinking. Physicians wanted to use the most appropriate medication for their patient. I doubt that many physicians’ prescribing habits were driven by more than … Continue reading
My guess is that consumers believe that EBM is another phrase for rationing. After all, if EBM states you don’t need an MRI or X-ray, it is easy to see how a mis-understanding may arise. http://amplify.com/u/6u2v
This sounds great… on paper. However, until consumers are the drivers and realize that they’re not spending on someone else’s credit card this movement will go nowhere… IMHO. http://amplify.com/u/6u2s
The journal Health Affairs just surveyed more than 1,500 patients with employer-provided insurance, including dozens in focus groups and one-on-one interviews. The “pervasive themes” from respondents, according to the authors, were “more is better, newer is better, you get what … Continue reading