Head Rolling Doc

A doctor in Georgia allegedly threatened to “slit” her employees’ throats and has been charged with making terroristic threats. Call me crazy but that’s not part of the LEAN management system or is it?   Marian Antoinette Patterson, a family practice doctor, even told one worker she was going to “cut her head off and roll it down…

Quote of the Week: Alex Azar about DPC

“Arrangements like direct primary care have generated tremendous interest from both patients and providers. They can offer the opportunity for seniors to receive convenient, accessible primary care from a physician they know at a predictable and affordable cost. Better access to primary care, as we all know, can prevent more serious and costly ailments.” Alex…

“Staring Saves” Is No Surprise by Pat Conrad MD

King Doug might want to list this under “Ridiculous Study of the Week” because it does cite the intuitively obvious.  But in the uncertain times when “toxic masculinity” is under attack by the 63 different genders (at least), maybe a little reassurance is in order.  “Staring at boobs is just one of six easy ways men can…

Medical Journal Fake News

Okay, this one is really scary to me.  It’s beyond me being critical and sarcastic.  I am embarrassed for our system because as a physician I rely on keeping up to date from medical journals. It is being reported that:   Nearly two-thirds of medical research in the US is paid for by drug firms…

So You Want To Be An Inventor?

In this episode I talk about my experiences about being an inventor. I discuss a little about being an author but mostly talk about what it takes to get a new idea to fruition. I discuss my product called the Knee Saver and a little about the Cryohelmet. Listen, we all have great ideas but do you…

Where The Truth Lies by Pat Conrad MD

There are different ways to lie.  The most direct of course, is just an absolute falsehood, easily disproven.  The more dangerous are the indirect lies, suppositions and insinuations along the lines of “Now I’m not saying my political opponent would actually beat his wife…”  The indirect approach has been turned into a very profitable art…

Friday Funny: CDD

Great stuff from Bizarro.  When do the “disorders” end? Feel free to send us some funny links, funny Pharmaceutical stuff, etc.  We’d love to share them on Fridays. Get one our t-shirts and feel happy!   Tweet0