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Addressing threats to health care's core values, especially those stemming from concentration and abuse of pow [Read More]

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Sovaldi, a Quantum Leap... Backwards to the Days Before Randomized Controlled Trials?
The Sovaldi (sofosbuvir - Gilead) media circus is continuing.  The New York Times just reported that sales of the new drug for hepatitis C were about $3.5 billion for the last quarter, which should intensify the kerfuffle over its US price (...
Health Care Renewal
Thursday, July 24, 2014

Money vs Mission - How Generic Managers vs Physicians Think
On Health Care Renewal, we emphasize problems in leadership and governance in large health care organizations, and how they affect health care professionals' attempts to carry out their mission, and ultimately how they affect patients' and the public...
Health Care Renewal
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

For Hospital CEOs, Retirement May Mean Never Having to Lose Your Paycheck
 Dr Herbert Pardes was once one of the best paid CEOs of a US non-profit hospital system.  A new New York Times article reported that the hospital system continued to pay him millions after his retirement.  Introduction - t...
Health Care Renewal
Thursday, July 17, 2014

When Money Talks, the Sick Will Walk, or Crawl - Three Illustrations of the Brave New World of Health Care
In the quaint days of yesteryear, there were those health professionals who thought of what they did as a calling.  The best care of the individual patient was supposed to come first, especially ahead of maximizing one's own income.&nbsp...
Health Care Renewal
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The Price of Compassion - Commercialized Hospices and the Mistreatment of Vulnerable Patients
Introduction - Commercialized Hospices We have occasionally written about the rise of the commercialized hospice industry, and concerns that commercialized hospices may not be providing the compassionate care they promise.  As we have discus...
Health Care Renewal
Thursday, July 10, 2014

There They Go Again - Merck Threatened Legal Action Against Italian Doctor who Criticized Zetia
It seems that when confronted with unfavorable facts or opinions, Merck executives like to threaten legal action, rather than just argue their side of the case.  Last month we discussed how Merck officials used the US court system to try to ...
Health Care Renewal
Tuesday, July 08, 2014

What Does the Blumsohn - Procter and Gamble -Sheffield University Affair Say About the Fitness of the Latest VA Secretary Candidate?
Introduction - New Leadership for the US Department of Veterans Affairs After reports of problems with access, manipulation of data about waiting times, and most recently "a corrosive culture," the US Department of Veterans Affairs, the country's lar...
Health Care Renewal
Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Health Care Corruption, "No Dirty Little Secret," but "An Open Sore" - Lessons from India for the US
Health care corruption is widely prevalent around the globe, but remains the great unmentionable.Introduction: Global Health Care Corruption We have discussed health care corruption whenever we have an opportunity, but rarely does the topic appear in...
Health Care Renewal
Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Through a Glass Darkly - How Can So Many Health Care Executives Be Visionaries?
Visionary (noun) 1:  one whose ideas or projects are impractical :  dreamer 2:  one who sees visions :  seer 3:  one having unusual foresight and imagination Merriam-Webster Dictionary online&...
Health Care Renewal
Thursday, June 26, 2014

A Real Example of Public Relations Talking Points to Justify Outsize Executive Compensation - and Why We Should No Longer be Fooled
We frequently discuss outsize executive compensation in health care organizations as both a symptom and a cause of these organizations' poor leadership and governance, and hence of widespread health care dysfunction.The Latest Stories of Huge CEO Pay...
Health Care Renewal
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

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