Business
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A Marxist Turned Libertarian on The Health Train

Gary Levin MD - July 9, 2011

  In preparing for today’s journey on the Health Train my travels took me to a video by Thomas Sowell. Dr. Sowell was born a poor African-American…

Business
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Medical State of Mind

Gary Levin MD - July 8, 2011

  Medicine has gradually been drawn into a state of mind where legalese and bureaucracy have replaced medical and scientific results.  “Evidence based medicine” has surpassed scientific…

Hospital Administration
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Welcome New Interns and Residents

Gary Levin MD - July 3, 2011

Another July 1st arrives at the Medical Centers of America. Educated observers remark at the fresh neatly pressed white coats entering the hospital. At the same time…

Health Reform
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ACO’s and CMS

Gary Levin MD - July 2, 2011

  The Accountable Care Organization is really an accounting mechanism and may have little to do with quality of care, or improving outcomes. Commonly called, “ACO” in…

Social Media
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ePatient Dave is In The Room (video)

Gary Levin MD - July 2, 2011

  Some of us talk about the “elephant in the room’ which everyone knows about but ignores. We also may make the same mistake about the person…