Tuesday, August 27, 2013

The Dr Synonymous Show Aug 27th, 2013

The Dr Synonymous Show August 28, 2013 on Blog Talk Radio.

In my weekly blog, tweet, medical literature review I mentioned and commented on the following:

JAMA Aug 28 edition, Vol. 310, Number 8 article on Changes in Health Care Spending and Quality for Medicare Beneficiaries Associated with a Commercial ACO Contract. Spending and Quality in ACO

Medical Mojave blogs Medical Mojave  about acute inability to connect with her physician in a moment of medical need.  Fat Head posts a review about a helpful book about cholesterol. Cholesterol Clarity

Dr Howard Brody posts about Overdiagnosis and Overtreatment Hooked: Ethics, Medicine and Pharma, as does Dr Kenny Lin in Common Sense Family Doctor and the above JAMA Overdiagnosis and Overtreatment in Cancer  has an opinion piece on the same topic with a recommendation to the National Cancer Institute.  This issue will be heating up a lot.

Dr Lin also mentions his book in progress, Conservative Medicine and his perspective on the need for passion and outrage in medicine. Common Sense Family Doctor

On Twitter, several chats were in progress including #CHSOCM, #HCLDR, #EOLCHAT

Dr Synonymous post reviewed is about "Direct Primary Care:  You're Worth It" DPC You're Worth Itl
I end with a comment about the upcoming Direct Primary Care National Summit

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