[podcast]Several years ago I started blogging, hoping to offer my perspective on some common healthcare problems. Although this platform has proven useful (and I will continue to blog), today I am launching Healthcare PittStop. This new endeavor is intended to be not a one-way vehicle but a forum for conversation, a place where I can stitch together the disparate pieces of my journey through healthcare while fielding views from other stakeholders in the field.
I have a new least favorite commercial. If you watched the Super Bowl last year you might have seen it. The segment shows a man suffering from OIC (opiate induced constipation) and suggests he ask his doctor for help. Here is the catch. The ad, costing millions of dollars a minute, sells a treatment for […]
In 1985 I had the good fortune to study in Sweden. I made many good friends and loved the natural beauty. I also learned a lot about healthcare in what is essentially a socialist country. Sweden was (and is) by no means perfect. Progressive taxation had disincentivized hard work leading to something of a brain […]