Tag Archives: Health system

We Need MORE VHA Health

Whatever the VHA’s Flaws, Private Healthcare’s Worse  [ez_date] This post is a follow-up to my last post on the troubled Veterans Health Administration (VHA), which is under renewed scrutiny following revelations of patient treatment delays that were concealed to make some VHA services look better and generate bonuses for select administrators. This has created sufficient […]

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Healthcare Delusions and Deceptions – Exploiting the Search for Immortality

Are YOU Getting Too Much Healthcare? [ez_date] An essay in the BMJ (formerly British Medical Journal) echoes much of what I report in Our Healthcare Sucks,albeit with far more eloquence and erudition. Entitled “Overdiagnosis: when good intentions meet vested interests”, the author, Dr. Iona Heath – a retired general practitioner – summarizes the ethical, political, and […]

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