Musings in the life of an internist, cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist.
Friday, March 27, 2015
Is the Medicare "Doc Fix" Really So Appealing?
It was like magic, a vote was held in the House of Representatives on the Medicare "Doc Fix" and moments later, my inbox was fille...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Money for Nothing
Imagine paying $4,675 for a piece of paper. It would make the days of $436 military hammers look pretty cheap, wouldn't it? Now imag...
Friday, March 20, 2015
Heart Rhythm Society and MOC: It's Not About the Doctors
Dr. Fogel Richard Fogel, MD, President of the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), finally released HRS's current stance in the debate on th...
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Live Video Feeds at Medical Conferences
I woke this morning in a cold sweat as I found myself wrestling with a thought. Am I Big Brother ? The explosion of social media in ou...
Friday, March 13, 2015
Scientific Meetings Are Becoming MOC Training Sessions
Tomorrow marks the beginning of the 2015 American College of Cardiology (ACC) Scientific Sessions in San Diego, CA. This morning I was stru...
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Physician Civil War or Revolution?
Today, Kurt Eichenwald published a report in Newsweek on the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) scandal entitled " The Ugly Ci...
Where Will Social Media Be in Five Years?
Where will social media be in five years? Will it be dead? Will it be thriving? What will it look like? This was just one question posed t...
Sunday, March 08, 2015
Medscape Issues a Non-Private Privacy Update
With physicians increasingly turning to news aggregators to keep up with medical news and developments, physicians' eyes have become Big...
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