Tag Archives: Viewpoints

Viewpoints: Reimagine The Roles Of Primary Care Physicians Or Keep Losing Them; Upcoming Demand For Health Care Workers Is Daunting

Editorial pages weigh in on these health care topics and others. Stat: After Training In Primary Care, We Aren’t Becoming Primary Care Docs  Nearly three years ago, we began training as primary care doctors in two residency programs at a Harvard-affiliated teaching hospital. We understood the value of longitudinal patient-doctor relationships and wagered that primary… Read More »

Viewpoints: Healthy Ideas On Trimming Medicare Costs Need Democrats’ Support; As Sandy Hook Tragedy Continues, Prayers Aren’t Solving The Problem

Editorial writers focus on these health topics and others. The New York Times: Not All Medicare Cuts Are Bad Senate Democrats, including several of the party’s presidential candidates, have savaged President Trump for proposing to reduce Medicare spending by several hundred billion dollars over the next decade. Senator Kamala Harris of California said the proposed… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons On Stopping E. Coli Outbreaks; Government Steps Up To Monitor Emerging Technologies

Editorial pages focus on these health care issues and others. The Hill: Preventing The Next Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak  Seven years after Congress passed the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the FDA still hasn’t implemented a number of key reforms required by that law. Among other things, the law required the FDA to… Read More »