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Posts Tagged 'health insurance'

It’s Official; Doctors Have Become Commoditized – But is there still hope?

Posted on November 28th, 2016 · Posted in cardiology, health, health insurance, medicine, News

The commoditization of doctors is a pattern both insidious and distressing. Examining reimbursement and medical practitioner nomenclature trends over the past few decades, one can see with certainty that doctors.. read more

Cardiology News: PCSK9 Inhibitors

by Seth J. Baum MD Recently, there have been several articles discussing the development, efficacy, cost and long-term impact of novel cholesterol lowering drugs – called PCSK9 inhibitors – new.. read more

The Collapse of Modern Medicine – From Bedside to Phone Calls

by Seth J. Baum MD Intending no disrespect to true war veterans, I will tell you that the 1980s was our Vietnam. As medical residents in New York City, the.. read more

Curing Obamacare

Posted on February 29th, 2016 · Posted in health, health insurance, medication, News, prescription drugs

by Seth J. Baum, MD Sporadically during the presidential debates we hear discussions that attempt to resolve issues. One of the most contentious one relates to healthcare, Obamacare specifically. Few.. read more

Heart Month: Looking Back on 2015 and Forward into 2016

Posted on February 1st, 2016 · Posted in cardiology, health, medication, medicine, News, prescription drugs, Uncategorized

by Seth J. Baum, MD February is National Heart Month – a time of hope, jubilation and pride. Each year many of us write blogs or articles espousing the sentiments.. read more

5 Steps To Save Our Patients: A Doctor’s Call to Action

Posted on November 30th, 2015 · Posted in cardiology, health, lipids, medication, medicine, News, prescription drugs

by Seth J. Baum, MD All physicians and other health care practitioners (HCPs) recognize the insidious process that has undermined our ability to properly care for our patients. Patients don’t.. read more

Who Do You Want Supervising Your Health?

Posted on October 5th, 2015 · Posted in FH, lipids, medication, medicine, News

by Seth J. Baum, MD It was not long ago when doctors were the stopping point for the proverbial “buck.” Doctors held a high position in society and their devotion.. read more