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 […]
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 M.D. Medicine without principles is a degrading occupation… Benjamin Rush, MD 1811 “This organization has not only changed my life, it has changed my career plans!” These powerful words are from a third year medical student […]
By Richard A. Armstrong MD “I just can’t wrap my head around this! Can you please explain it again?” This was a serious question asked by a staff member of the Wisconsin legislature last week. The question arose during a […]
Health Care In the News
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. […]
The White House is celebrating this week the sixth anniversary of enactment of the Affordable Care Act—celebrating but trying to avoid discussing its failure to achieve widely heralded goals. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell wants to “broaden the conversation” and […]
Doctor’s Lounge Radio Show
Join Dr. Hal Scherz and his guest John Nothdurft, Director of Government Relations for The Heartland Institute, as he steps into the Doctor’s Lounge to discuss the goals in the partnership with Docs 4 Patient Care.
Beth Haynes, MD, Executive Director of the Benjamin Rush Institute, joins Dr. Michael Koriwchak in the Doctor’s Lounge to respond to some of the problems identified and critique the solutions.
Dr. Richard Armstrong steps into the Doctor’s Lounge to explain the value of our partnerships and the strategy for health care that is shaping up.