Archives By Month: February 2018

Barefoot to Billionaire

Posted on February 9, 2018 2:16 pm By Del Meyer in In Memoriam

Gave $1.5Billion to find cures for cancer through genetics. Jon M. Huntsman Sr. Created Clamshell Hamburger Package and Funded Cancer Research Founder of the company that became Huntsman Corp. worked in the White House in the early 1970s By James R. Hagerty | WSJ | Feb. 2, 2018 Jon M. Huntsman Sr. made his fortune […]

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Posted on February 9, 2018 2:15 pm By Del Meyer in This Month in History

On February 1, 1587, Queen Elizabeth I of England signs the warrant of execution for Mary, Queen of Scots. On February 1, 1789, Vietnamese forces drive Chinese troops from the Vietnamese capital of Thang Long.             

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Time is Precious

Posted on February 9, 2018 2:14 pm By Del Meyer in Words Of Wisdom

“Time is free, but it’s priceless. You can’t own it, but you can use it. You can’t keep it, but you can spend it…” –Harvey MacKay“The two most important days of your life are the day you were born and the day you find out WHY” ~ Mark Twain 

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How are Hippocrates Progeny Faring?

Posted on February 9, 2018 2:09 pm By Del Meyer in Hippocrates & His Kin

Surgeons Tell It Like It Is (Adults Only) By Dr. Richard Kimble And to think surgeons would respond any other way?? Nope! The toughest discipline in medicine has made it clear that to make it in their clique you’ve gotta swim through a few years of sh**! Just take a look at one of the […]

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The Deep State

Posted on February 9, 2018 2:06 pm By Del Meyer in The Bookshelf

Killing the Deep State: The fight to save Donald Trumps’ Presidency By Jerome R Corsi, PhD. NY Times bestselling author Jerome Corsi reveals the secret plan to destroy President Trump. Now Trump must fight back to save his presidency and America. Secretly operating behind the curtain of “national security” in Washington, D.C., exists the […]

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Country Doctors

Posted on February 9, 2018 2:05 pm By Del Meyer in Voices of Medicine

Country doctors have gone the way of the dodo bird. But occasionally one surfaces. A number of doctors in my community have made house calls. However, they are getting more infrequent. The takeover of medical practices by the government, insurance carriers, bureaucracies and technology have precipitated the change. However, there are segments of our society […]

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Is Black Prejudice Still Prevalent?

Posted on February 9, 2018 2:04 pm By Del Meyer in Overheard in the Medical Staff Lounge

Dr. Rosen:      The country seems to be in a turmoil over the shooting and killing of black people. Dr. Edwards:  What seems to be overlooked is that Black people cannot be seen in the dark unless they wear something white or reflective. Dr. Milton:      I’m seeing more blacks wear lighter colors at night on the […]

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Does third party healthcare deliver optimal care?

Posted on February 9, 2018 2:02 pm By Del Meyer in Medical Myths

When you have someone other than yourself pay for your health care, you have to remember that the third party, whether insurance or Medicare has to add their cost to your care for managing it. However, your basic healthcare costs are recurring. The cost of your doctor visits, the laboratory, the electrocardiogram, and the chest […]

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Third party healthcare will always be gluttonous

Posted on February 9, 2018 2:00 pm By Del Meyer in Medical Gluttony

On July 30, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the bill that led to Medicare and Medicaid. The original Medicare program included Part A (Hospital Insurance) and Part B (Medical Insurance). Today these 2 parts are called “Original Medicare.” The basic design of the Medicare program was modeled on the private insurance system which was in […]

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Why Doctors are Leaving Medicare

Posted on February 9, 2018 1:59 pm By Del Meyer in Medicare Review

Reimbursement And Red Tape: “This is why I don’t accept Medicare patients” When you manage your own practice or lead a large physician group of any kind, there are a plethora of daily decisions that need to be made. Beyond patient care standards and treatment protocols, business decisions are paramount. Which makes this one pretty […]

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