Moving Mountains: A Socratic Challenge to the Theory and Practice of Population Medicine. Michel Accad, M.D. College Station, Texas. Green Publishing House, LLC, 2017, 127 pp.   On the state of current medical research Dr. Michel Accad has much to say, a very important much, but from my perspective, that he did so with story…

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Consider the Hashtag #Godgifu

    I’ve been giving some thought to how to portray in a twitter-short way the fake news element. A major goal of public relations is to find a nice word to wallpaper over the unnice version so everything sounds better. Or worse, to promote the unnice in the name of nice. This goes beyond…

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MACRA…An Open Letter to Andy Slavitt

I am not a physician, so have no credentials to be telling the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) how to run hospitals, much less physicians how to treat patients. However, as part of a clinic struggling to get reasonable reimbursement for the care we provide, I can speak directly to the issues about…

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