Tag: Insurance

The Restaurateur Who Thought Like a Pathologist

| March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Again, the talk of not healthcare reform but rather healthcare payment reform and the interests of lawmakers, physicians, patients, payers and industry at stake with potential significant cost/reimbursement and research budget cuts proposed has led me to thinking, without politicizing, how bizarre it all really can be. My first year of medical school a friend and I […]

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Why Can’t Medicine Be More Like Uber?

| January 28, 2016 | 5 Comments

Anyone who has used Uber would probably use terms such as “easy”, “fast”, “simple”, “transparent”, or “cost-effective”. Uber, and for the sake of argument, let’s say other ride share services, allows for people who need a ride and people who can provide that ride a mechanism in a very transparent, open-market system to connect and […]

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Pathologists as Gatekeepers For Improved Outcomes?  

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pathologists somewhere along the way became known as “The Doctor’s Doctor”. Not sure who this started with or when but it is an unfortunate term that the specialty has propagated. The implication for the public and healthcare providers alike I think is that the laboratory is a black box of bewildering equipment and microscopes where […]

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