Medical Malpractice Can Occur with Good Medical Practice
I spent the best years of my life in the medical school and residency training in obstetrics and gynecology. When my non-medical friends were dating, partying, marrying, having children and buying houses that would dramatically appreciate over the years; I was dissecting cadavers, listening to tapes of heart sounds and honing my medical skills. I […]
Charity, Altruism, and Free-Market Medicine
by Madeleine Cosman Charity is not altruism that requires one to sacrifice self for others. Charity is free market compassion. It cannot be demanded. It cannot be extracted. It cannot be centrally controlled. Charity results from volitional self-interest. Whoever gives charity gets reward. The giver feels good, enjoys gratitude of the receiver, believes that doing […]
Are You Really Insured?
by Alieta Eck If you get insurance through your employer, you are really not insured. For when you get too sick to work, you lose your job. You cannot afford COBRA. If you are self-employed and buy your own insurance, you are really not insured. When you get too sick to work, you cannot pay […]
Physician’s Support of National Health Insurance?
by Robert Berry On February 12th, Modern Physician summarized an Archives of Internal Medicine survey of Massachusetts physicians that indicated “they overwhelmingly support a single-payer healthcare system.” An article in the November 18th issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine entitled, “Support for National Health Insurance among U.S. Physicians: A National Survey” concluded that “a […]