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Mike Magee Oklahoma’s favorite son, Will Rogers, once said, “Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.” On August 2, 2017, that parrot was doing overtime, and he kept squawking, “Pruitt, Pruitt, Pruitt.” That’s because Oklahoma had just experienced 7 earthquakes in 28 hours. Show More Summary
A Little Sister & Friend Mike Magee Who knew – The Little Sisters of the Poor’s new best friend would be Donald Trump? Catholic institutions were first in line to challenge the ACA, followed by a motley crew of Obama haters who persisted...Show More Summary
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Mike Magee As I’ve said before, complexity is the friend of the Medical Industrial Complex. Whether hospital, insurer, organized medicine, pharmaceutical or government agency, profitability, market advantage and career advancement can be found in the cracks of the deliberately Byzantine network. Show More Summary
Mike Magee You can say what you want about America’s current trajectory, but one thing’s for sure – there’s a lot of soul searching and deep thinking going on. Just this morning, I came across three different pieces – in The New Yorker,...Show More Summary
Lancet Interactive HERE The Lancet just updated Christopher Murray’s longitudinal study on Global Burden of Disease. Now entering its 20th year, it continues to show the advance of chronic disease over communicable disease as a source of mortality and morbidity(in 3 out of 4 cases). Show More Summary
Hopkins Alumni Careers 1980-2012. Mike Magee A fundamental principle in human physiology and homeostasis is the negative feedback loop. When the body produces too much of something, a negative signal is transmitted back to the source which limits further production until peripheral over-production declines. Show More Summary
The Latest Pharma Campus? Mike Magee In the immediate aftermath of WW II, the U.S. government decided to join hands with industry and academia and fund a campaign to “defeat disease” as they had defeated the Nazi’s. Defeat disease and health will be left in its wake was the thinking of the day. Show More Summary
Who’s My Insurance Commissioner – and was she/he elected or appointed? Find Out HERE. The post Do You Know Who Your Insurance Commissioner Is? appeared first on HealthCommentary.
With U.S. health care now consuming nearly 20% of a GDP, and somewhere between $4 and $5 trillion annually, its not surprising that jobs in the health field are exploding as well. But for every one US physician, 16 others are employed in non-clinical health care jobs. Show More Summary
Mike Magee In the realm of pharmaceutical disaster deja vu, Tennessee deserves special recognition. In early September, 1937, the S.E. Massengill Company of Bristol, Tennessee, distributed tainted elixir of sulfanilamide nationwide. Before the disaster ended, 104 patients, most of them children, had died. Show More Summary
Mike Magee Today, Labor Day, I was greeted by a comment to “moderate” on a piece I wrote 2 years ago. The comment read: “Hello Mike – This post is so touching. Thanks for sharing.” It’s the nature of writing a weekly column for the past...Show More Summary
Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI) Mike Magee As Trump continues to dabble in undermining the ACA, Democrats are pushing forward on an internal debate over the future of Obamacare. And although tactics and strategies are up for debate, there is...Show More Summary
Valerie Huber Mike Magee “The Department of Health and Human Services is shaping up to be a huge headache for the radical Left”, crowed the Family Research Council in a June 12, 2017 release. Commenting specifically on the appointment...Show More Summary
Source: Jason Lappa, NYT Mike Magee With Charlottesville etched in the American psyche, good-willed Americans awake today in search of our true center. As a physician, I recall patients whose goodness and courage and kindness brought out the best in me and my colleagues. Show More Summary
Source: SSRS Mike Magee As the Democrats continue to angst over messaging and a platform to appeal to America’s middle class, the answer is staring them right in the face. A poll this week by SSRS made it abundantly clear. But before...Show More Summary
(Check out your state HERE) Mike Magee The optimistic top line headlines today dominated health news even while Congress struggles on the very basics of health delivery. “U.S. scientists fix disease genes in human embyos for the first time” blares USA Today. Show More Summary
Mike Magee As the Republican controlled Senate prepares for a ballot today to vote on a bill yet to be identified, their governor counterparts in 31 of our 50 states are fast at work familiarizing themselves and socializing themselves...Show More Summary
Sen. Royal Copeland M.D. (D, NY) Mike Magee This week the Republican leadership once again released an unapologetically regressive plan for America’s healthcare that would drive a further wedge between rich and poor and sow despair deep into America’s soul. Show More Summary
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