Tag Archives: Health care in the United States

U.S. health care is a ‘subtle form of corruption’ says leading cancer doctor

By Susan Perry | 04/24/12 cancer.org Dr. Otis Brawley Dr. Otis Brawley, an oncologist and chief medical officer for the American Cancer Society, has long been an outspoken critic of unnecessary medical tests and procedures. On this topic, he is perhaps best known for his opposition to the routine screening of men for prostate cancer, […]

A Tale of 2 Countries

A Tale of 2 Countries: The Cost of My Mother’s Cardiac Care in the United States and India Sowmya R. Rao, PhD⇑ +Author Affiliations Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research (CHOIR), Bedford VA Medical Center, Bedford, Massachusetts CORRESPONDING AUTHOR: Sowmya R. Rao, […]

How Medicine Became a Growth Business

Posted on May 16, 2011 by Maggie Mahar Below, a guest post by Dr. Clifton Meador. Over the years, Meador has practiced as a family doctor, an epidemiologist, a health care administrator and Dean of the University of Alabama Medical School. He also has published many books and articles including a tale set in the not too distant future […]