Monthly Archives: March 2012

And the champion is…

Last week a couple of GVMH physicians and a GVMH pharmacist came up with a “unique” way to riase money for the Diabetes Walk. Dr. Audrey Williams, Dr. Sunanda Magadan and Pharmacist Dimple Jain competed in a round robin arm … Continue reading

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Here’s another blog you might be interested in

Here’s a copy of what was posted on the AHA blog today: (See the info below this excerpt for more detail) Today was the day followers of the ACA litigation have been awaiting for two years:  The Supreme Court heard … Continue reading

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What GVMH is doing to fight the rising cost of health care – The Diabetes Walk

I came across this statistic the other day: Only 10 percent of the U.S. population accounted for nearly two-thirds of all health care costs in 2008. The average annual cost for each of these individuals totaled almost $24,000, which includes … Continue reading

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Doctors die, too

Here’s an article that ran last week in the Wall Street Journal.  The article is authored by Dr. Ken Murray, a retired physician, and it was featured by MHA. What’s unusual about doctors is not how much treatment they get … Continue reading

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Spread the Word to end the Word

A lot of health care providers read this blog and a lot people who care about health read this blog.  Many of you are, no doubt, aware that mental retardation is a medical diagnosis.  Are you also aware that on … Continue reading

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Opening the flood gates

I’m not referring to the 5 inches of rain forecast to fall in the Golden Valley area over the next couple of days.  I’m talking about Medicare and Medicaid enrollees.  The Congressional Budget Office estimates 16 million people will become … Continue reading

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It’s been a while

My son is now three and it’s been a while since I’ve posted a blog about him.  I’m overdo so I’ll share a couple of stories. There was a period of about 4 days that my wife and I were … Continue reading

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