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Craig M. Wax, DO
The author is a family physician in Mullica Hill, NJ.
Political correctness’ collateral damage in healthcare
In all aspects of healthcare, we must be able to listen to, and keep confidential, anything that a patient shares, in whatever form it comes. By the same token, we must be able to communicate frankly and openly with patients conveying the necessary message.
Is healthcare a collective right or individual privilege?
Is healthcare a collective right or individual privilege?
We, the people, must have an open debate and come to resolution on healthcare: Is it a right or a privilege?
Both political parties are responsible for healthcare disaster
Obamacare is imploding, costing taxpayers billions and repeal is promised, but the only certainty is that Democrats and Republicans are both to blame for the problems.
Healthcare is only “safe” when physicians work for patients
This post is in rebuttal to the blog post by Dr. Monya De, "White men need to do their part and make healthcare safe again."
Physicians abused, ignored and silenced no more
Physicians abused, ignored and silenced no more
Today, we stand in solidarity against the causes of physician suicide. We must shine a light on the causes and either force them to change or make them irrelevant.
MACRA/MIPS is the problem, individual health freedom is the answer
MACRA/MIPS is the problem, individual health freedom is the answer
MACRA/MIPS should be abandoned for the good of Medicare patients.
ACA: It’s not what the doctor (or voters) ordered
With the Affordable Care Act, Americans thought they were getting a socialized safety net, but instead we have gotten a system that has been sold to private corporate interests.
The perfect storm in medicine
Now is the time for all physicians to come to the aid of themselves, their professions, and their patients.
Viewpoint : Plato versus Hippocrates
A member of the Medical Economics editorial board discusses what he sees as the differences between state-backed healthcare and patient-focused healthcare.