Tag: medical specialties

Can paying doctors more cut the overall cost of healthcare; one doctors perspective and comments from the healthcare battlefield.

Can paying doctors more cut the overall cost of healthcare; one doctors perspective and comments from the healthcare battlefield. Every day, the newswires are filled with articles discussing the cost of care, however, most of them give us statistics and observations instead of substance. How did we get here? The United States has the highest cost of healthcare in the world, with also the highest cost of school for healthcare practitioners, that of course needs to be paid back in some fashion. To put the cost of this education in perspective, check out this chart (http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2014/05/pay-french-doctor.html). All the slogans and Read More »

How qualified is your board certified doctor? The Wall Street Journal investigates what it takes to stay certified as a medical specialist

How qualified is your board certified doctor? The Wall Street Journal investigates what it takes to stay certified as a medical specialist Becoming a board certified medical specialist can take years of additional education and training, when compared to being a primary doctor. Specialty boards years ago would give a doctor an exam and as long as they passed their practical and written portions, they were certified to practice their medical specialty. Years later, medical specialty practice requires more continuing credit especially as medicine and our technology becomes more complex. In the chiropractic profession, continuing education is a national obsession Read More »