The Doctor is In

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    thanks for your blog. i'm in the middle of FM inte...

    thanks for your blog. i’m in the middle of FM interviews, a 4th year student. i’ve had my doubts about FM through and through- having considered all the more lucrative/better-respected specialties in…

  2. Quote "I no longer see these protocols as a burden. That is the lesson." - Dr. David Ring, surgeon at Massachusetts General disclosing his medical error - wrong site surgery - in the New England Journal of Medicine.

    (Source: NPR)

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Check Out the New Fooducate iPhone App:
Scan the barcode of a food
Fooducate tells you the good and the bad
It suggests healthier alternatives
I’ve been a huge fan of Fooducate for a while and their app is awesome. 

    jayparkinsonmd:

    Check Out the New Fooducate iPhone App:

    • Scan the barcode of a food
    • Fooducate tells you the good and the bad
    • It suggests healthier alternatives

    I’ve been a huge fan of Fooducate for a while and their app is awesome. 

    (via jayparkinsonmd)

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    Over time, with the support of Pharma, the definit...

    Over time, with the support of Pharma, the definition of a ‘normal’ cholesterol level is steadily declining. Soon, all of us will be considered diseased.

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    Jay Parkinson + MD + MPH = a doctor in NYC: What's interesting happening in healthcare today?

    jayparkinsonmd:

    I’m often asked about new and interesting healthcare innovations happening here in the US. Honestly, it’s very hard for me to come up with any. Here are the few that I think are interesting from the traditional sickness focused medical world:

    • ZocDoc: It’s like OpenTable but for doctor…
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    We went into the emergency room a while back, but ...

    We went into the emergency room a while back, but called ahead to see if they accepted our insurance and they said yes. Here is the scam. When you get into the emergency bed after the long wait, they…

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    I could not agree with you more Dr. Demonstrate to...

    I could not agree with you more Dr. Demonstrate to your your employees you value there health and well bein by providing the plantform for important preventative immunization and health screenings.

    R Johnson

  8. Quote Originally by jayparkinsonmd The mistake we make in public health is that if people need something then we think we don’t have to make them want it.
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    What is best for the customer? Fragmented vs integrated?….

    As you know Apple strives for the integrated model so that the user isn’t forced to be the systems integrator. We see tremendous value in having Apple rather than our users be the systems integrator. We think this is a huge strength of our approach compared to Google’s when selling the users who want their devices to just work.

    We believe integrated will trump fragmented every time.

    Apple CEO Steve Jobs October 18, 2010 - Earnings Report

    (Source: apple.com)


    Tagged: Apple, Steve Jobs, Integration, Google,
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PortraitA practicing board-certified family physician and author of the book, Stay Healthy, Live Longer, Spend Wisely - Making Intelligent Choices in America's Healthcare System reflects on the challenges for both patients and doctors in the new era of healthcare reform.
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