Quick Healthcare Stats
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Health care costs now approach one fifth (20%) of the US economy.
A practical tip to save YOUR healthcare dollars
By Lara Anderson When a doctor and a comedian come together, the collaboration can be life changing. This is the case with Dr. Ann McIntosh and comedian Stevie Ray. Emergency Physician Ann McIntosh sees life and death situations every day. And what never stops...read more
What’s So Funny About Advance Care Planning? The song “What’s So Funny ‘Bout Peace Love and Understanding” by Nick Lowe has been a staple running through my head for years. A couple of years ago while working on a community project for National Health Care...read more
It’s interesting to see how a seemingly good idea, scantily studied, that seems too good (easy) to be true is adopted with such enthusiasm. Or perhaps it is just mis-implemented. Never the less, it’s a phenomenon I have seen too much in medicine as well. So, I guess...read more