By Richard A. Armstrong MD “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” John Quincy Adams Doctors and patients in America are frustrated. There is general agreement that something […]
The Docs4PatientCare Foundation MISSION is to:
Preserve the sanctity of the physician-patient relationship, promote quality care, support affordable access to care for all Americans and to protect the patient’s personal health care decisions.
By Richard A. Armstrong MD The John Locke Foundation was created in 1990 as an independent, nonprofit think tank that would work “for truth, for freedom, and for the future of North Carolina.” The Foundation is named for John Locke (1632-1704), […]
By Richard A. Armstrong MD FACS On March 29th Consumer Reports published an article titled What You Don’t Know About Your Doctor Could Hurt You by Rachel Rabkin Peachman. The release of this article has resulted in a firestorm of […]
Health Care In the News
President Obama's proudest accomplishment is increasing the number of Americans with health insurance. A better idea would be to help people escape government care altogether. As I wrote after my recent surgery, hospital bureaucracy is toxic for patients. Unfortunately, calls for reform usually come from people who want more of the same—more health insurance coverage, more Medicaid, more layers of government oversight.
Here’s some bad news for the insurance industry: Unexpectedly generous corporate subsidies didn’t save companies selling Obamacare policies from bleeding red ink. The worse news: Those subsidies are set to expire in 2017, meaning that insurers will have to make ends meet […]
On Tuesday, April 12, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signed SB 1148 into law and freed every Oklahoma physician from the ABMS MOC. I get chills thinking about how awesome this is and what an incredible model it is for all of us. […]
Doctor’s Lounge Radio Show
Join Dr. Hal Scherz and his guest Henry Fabian, MD, MBA of the Spine Center of Steamboat Springs in the Doctor’s Lounge to brief us on the battle over ColoradoCare.
A $1.4 billion segment of GE Healthcare, Mark Segal, Vice President of the Government & Industry Affairs of GE Healthcare IT steps into the Doctor’s Lounge with host Dr. Michael Koriwchak.
Our spotlight shines on the solutions coming in North Carolina as Becki Gray, VP for Outreach, at the John Locke Foundation steps into the Doctor’s Lounge. We will look at the top agenda items of Direct Primary Care (DPC) and Certificate of […]