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 […]
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 FACS Today, it doesn’t matter if you are a patient or a doctor, everywhere you turn someone is measuring something or surveying something or requiring the reporting of metrics. Patients are flooded with satisfaction surveys, […]
By Richard A. Armstrong MD On November 10th The Annals of Internal Medicine published a Position Paper titled Assessing the Patient Care Implications of “Concierge” and Other Direct Patient Contracting Practices: A Policy Position Paper from the American College of […]
Health Care In the News
The Zika virus causes horrible birth defects – and it’s coming here. Will US authorities let ideologues stop them from wiping out the mosquito species that carries this horror? The biggest danger is to pregnant women, whose babies are at […]
One reason why the anger over Obamacare has subsided somewhat could be that more than 70 significant changes have been made to the law since it was enacted in 2010—delaying, weakening, and eliminating some of its more onerous and burdensome provisions. The […]
In his final State of the Union address last night, President Obama spent little time discussing healthcare programs. In sum, the president made one generic reference to Medicare, made no mention of Medicaid, and spent only about 30 seconds discussing […]
Doctor’s Lounge Radio Show
Dr. Koriwchak kicks off the new year with a look at the influential ideas bubbling to the surface.
Show host Hal Scherz, MD reviews the biggest health care stories of 2015 and discusses the issues looming large for 2016.
The transition from a physician medical society to a broader physician lead non-profit organization has opened the doors to new opportunity. Dr. Koriwchak explains our strategy, accomplishments, and future. Bio – Michael J. Koriwchak, M.D. is board certified by the […]