Health Insurer CEOs Donating Their 2020 Salaries and Bonuses to Frontline Health Care Workers!

This story is unbelievable. The CEOs of the eight largest publicly-traded insurance companies, who made $143.5 million in total compensation in 2018 (2019 numbers are not out yet), will be donating ALL of their salaries and bonuses to the healthcare workers who are on the frontline during this pandemic. Each one of them has agreed…

Retired Hospital Administrator Comes Out of Retirement During COVID-19 Crisis!

Just kidding. What is he going to do anyway, other than fire doctors or reprimand them for wearing any PPE they can find. Even worse, the newly unretired hospital administrator would just go back to “work from home” doing the same thing he was doing when retired. The only difference is that he would get…

Nothing New Here

Some stories, like this one, are tricky.  From every level of government to every single media outlet (no exceptions), to talk shows and social media, AND from medicine in general, we live in a time of unparalleled emotional manipulation, which I find generally contemptible.  This is why I don’t want to rush in and embrace the easy…

Happy Doctor’s Day 2020!

Every year I try to make a point to wish every physician a Happy Doctor’s Day! Maybe this year is the most important one as doctors around the world are now putting their lives on the line due to COVID-19. You may think this is a bogus holiday or occasion but it isn’t. While nurses…