Archive for the 'Articles on the Health Care System' Category

Physicians May Heal Themselves Differently

Friday, April 15th, 2011

This article highlights quality of life versus quantity of life.  I believe quality of life is always the most important factor.  If you agree, this maybe something that you want to make sure your physicians understand when discussing any procedures with them as they are surely taking it into consideration for themselves.

New Focus on Dangers of CT Scans

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

From CBS News, December  14 2009 Dose of Radiation Varies Greatly from One Hospital to Another; Skyrocketing Scans Could Lead to 29,000 New Cancer Cases (CBS) There were about 70 million CT scans performed in United States in 2007 – up from just 3 million in 1980. The scans, also known as CAT scans can […]

Making Health Care Better

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

This article is by David Leonhart and was published in the New York Times Magazine November 3, 2009 issue.  It contains alot of great information about the current state of the health care system and ideas that could make hospitals and doctors perform with fewer mistakes.  The bold formatting is mine. During one of our […]