Archives By Month: April 2018

Restoring Accountability in Medical Practice, HealthCare, Government and Society

Posted on April 10, 2018 2:35 am By Del Meyer in Restoring Accountability

The Galen Institute, Grace-Marie Turner President, galen.org founded in 1995 to promote an informed debate over free-market ideas for health reform. Grace-Marie has been instrumental in developing and promoting ideas for reform to transfer power over health care decisions to doctors and patients.  She speaks and writes extensively about incentives to promote a more competitive, […]

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Talk Radio Dialogues Connect with almost Everyone

Posted on April 10, 2018 2:28 am By Del Meyer in The Worldwide Public Forum

In Depth Discussions with public, civic, national and international leaders, cultural, educational, political and religious commentary to broaden your perspective of our country and the world in which we live. Michael Medved, http://www.michaelmedved.com/ The Greatest Country on God’s Green Earth. The Michael Medved Show gives you insightful columns and commentary about culture, politics, videos, movie […]

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Remembering Peter G. Peterson

Posted on April 10, 2018 2:26 am By Del Meyer in In Memoriam

The Concord Coalition mourns the loss of its founding President Peter G. Peterson, who died today (Tuesday, March 20, 2018) at the age of 91. Executive Director Robert L. Bixby issued the following statement:Pete Peterson lived the American Dream. As a depression-era child of Greek immigrants, Pete rose from dishwasher at his parents’ diner in […]

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Liberty

Posted on April 10, 2018 2:19 am By Del Meyer in Words Of Wisdom

The doors of wisdom are never shut. –Benjamin Franklin     Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth. –George Washington I know in my heart that man is good. That what is right will always eventually triumph. And there is purpose and worth to each and every life. –Ronald Reagan 

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Handbook of Total Body Re-conditioning

Posted on April 10, 2018 2:04 am By Del Meyer in The Bookshelf

FOREWORD When we met about twenty years ago, Dr. Meyer was editor of SSV Medicine, the official publication of the three county Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society. He maintains an active blog, and a monthly newsletter. An active physician in Sacramento California for 45 years, he often sees patients with obesity and/or diabetes. As a […]

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A Review of Articles by or about Physicians

Posted on April 10, 2018 2:01 am By Del Meyer in Voices of Medicine

Physicians Face Punishment For Speaking Out About Non-Physician Care By Rebekah Bernard, MD | Posted on March 30, 201 While other physicians have reported persecution for speaking out about midlevel care, most are hesitant to share their name or identity due to concerns over losing their job. Marleen Smith, MD, who is using an alias […]

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Free Speech Zones?

Posted on April 10, 2018 2:00 am By Del Meyer in Overheard in the Medical Staff Lounge

Dr. Rosen:      Recent news reports indicated that two students at Kellogg Community College were passing out pocket-sized copies of the Constitution for the Young Americans for Liberty and were approached by school officials to cut it out. They were forbidden to engage in expressive activities in any outdoor locations. The school officials referred to the […]

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NPs can replace MDs

Posted on April 10, 2018 1:56 am By Del Meyer in Medical Myths

Doctor: “We have seen the enemy, and he is us…” By Dr. Richard Kimble | Posted on March 28, 2018 No introduction needed. No extra dialogue. Sometimes a post is so clear, so concise, and so hard hitting that it forces your eyes open. This is one of those posts: (unedited for effect) “I had […]

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Government Workers

Posted on April 10, 2018 1:53 am By Del Meyer in Medical Gluttony

President John F Kennedy understood what drove the economy. He instituted tax cuts with a Democratic Congress. This was a much too conservative issue for his party.  He was very persuasive even though this was the antithesis of what his party would normally stand for.  He seems he was rather conservative for being a Democrat. […]

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Massachusetts’ Not-So-NICE Waiver Idea

Posted on April 10, 2018 1:50 am By Del Meyer in Medicare Review

Massachusetts was a leader in expanding Medicaid enrollment under ObamaCare Now Massachusetts is complaining it can’t afford the cost. Massachusetts was a leader in expanding Medicaid enrollment under ObamaCare, and now nearly one-third of its residents are on the program meant to provide health coverage to low-income Americans.  Now Massachusetts is complaining it can’t afford […]

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