How Obamacare Will Screw Black Doctors

By tying doctor pay to patient satisfaction scores, Obamacare’s ‘pay for performance’ system is going to disproportionately hurt minority doctors. Here’s why. Imagine that you’re an optimistic third-year medical student walking into the ER. Your first patient says to you, “I don’t want any black doctors touching me.” There you are in your brand new white […]

When you need antibiotics — and when you don’t

You’re sick. You’re not sure what it is, but you know you would really love for this achy feeling, stuffed up head, or painful cough to go away. So you go to the doctor — and demand drugs. If recent research is any indication, your physician will likely prescribe you an antibiotic, even if he or […]

60-Year-Old Document Shows VA Used Civilian Hospitals

Nearly everybody is up in arms over the VA scandal. As usual, President Obama voiced his outrage and moved on. To show that he cares, he visited the troops in Afghanistan. He’s had six years to fix what he claimed in 2008 needed to be fixed. The fact that “he cares” is all that low-information […]