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Psychiatric medicines for children account for billions of dollars in sales annually, and the market has boomed.

January 03, 2016, by NYT

Drugs, Greed and a Dead Boy

Andrew Francesco was a rambunctious, athletic and joyful child, but also a handful. When he was 5 years old, a psychiatrist prescribed Ritalin. As he grew older, he disrupted classes and was given a growing number of potent antipsychotic and other medications. ...
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Endless over perscription
Endless over perscription
The medical cash cow
The medical cash cow

Study blames lack of communication for surgical errors.

December 29, 2015, by Daniel Cook

Still Too Many Never Events

Wrong procedures, leaving items behind in patients and OR fires — surgery's "never events" — might not happen often, but they happen often enough to cause concern, according to a study published in JAMA Surgery.

The researchers analyzed 138 studies conducted between 2004 — the year...
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This is a must read - it shows that from the doctors perspective, so many hospital mistakes are made. It is criminal.

December 25, 2015, by Retired Transplant surgeon

A Doctor at His Daughter’s Hospital Bed

Omaha — I’VE been watching the monitor for hours. Natalie’s asleep now and I’m worried about her pulse. It’s edging above 140 beats per minute again and her blood oxygen saturation is becoming dangerously low. I’m convinced that she’s slipping into shock. She needs...
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Unneccessary health care - its all about the money

December 23, 2015, by Susan Justice at Healthcare-malpractice.com

In the U.S., about 20 to 30 percent of the medical interventions American patients receive are useless and often harmful, and waste hundreds of billions of dollars each year. Insurers have known this for decades. These days, many more doctors have ignored the big picture, fighting with policy makers. ...
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more money
more money

Fake Spinal implants send doctors and lawyer to jail!

December 21, 2015, by Susan Justice

15 Surgeons, 17 Hospitals Accused of Using Fake Spinal Hardware

Dozens of insurance companies in California are accusing 15 surgeons and 17 hospitals nationwide of conspiring with a company called Spinal Solutions to "insidiously comingle fake implantable (spinal) hardware with genuine" parts, and implant them in patients, according to news reports.

Scott Lederhaus,...
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Attempt a defense
Attempt a defense
Prison term
Prison term

Health insurance carriers prevent neccessary care

December 14, 2015, by Adapted for HC-MP from previous author

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Insurance comapny profits soar
Insurance comapny profits soar
The cheapest drug, not the best one
The cheapest drug, not the best one
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