Doug Farrago

As a medical doctor, it is my duty to evaluate the situation with as much data as I can gather and as much expertise as I have and as much experience as I have to determine whether or not the wish of the patient is medically justified.

Jack Kevorkian

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A physician’s physiology has much the same relation to his power of healing as a cleric’s divinity has to his power of influencing conduct.

 

Samuel Butler

 

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Top 15 Ways to Cheaply Boost Staff Morale

Have all providers go bottomless for the day. Dress as your favorite patient; extra points for mimicking the correct smell. Pretend you are an administrator for the day and do no work. Hide your favorite demented patient and play hide and go seek. Go on an outing to your favorite cemetery and see who can…

Soft Launch of Site

I will soon be moving this blog and a lot of my other works to www.authenticmedicine.com.   I am in the process of building this site now and hope to get it launched for the new year.  I also will be doing some videos that talk about and mock some of the lunacy in our healthcare…

Fraudulent Fraud Finders

Here is some reassuring news.  Contractors paid by the government to detect fraudulent Medicare claims  used inaccurate data.   The Department of Health and Human Services cited repeated problems and systemic failures by federal health officials to supervise these contractors who were paid tens of millions of dollars.   In summary, the fraud finders were actually defrauding…