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Dr. Mike Magee Medical Doctor

Specialty: General Medicine
Woodbury, Connecticut
Mike Magee, MD., is a physician, speaker and author known for his leadership in connecting health and environmental issues, corporate social responsibility and championing a holistic vision for health system reform in the U.S.
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The Health of Our Nation: From Uncle Tom’s Cabin To The Global Burden of Disease Report. A... by Dr. Mike Magee Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Posted on | July 16, 2013 | Harriet Beecher Stowe This past week the long awaited Global Burden of Disease update arrived. For the US, there w ... Read on »
Ren: Goodness = Good Governance by Dr. Mike Magee Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Posted on | July 3, 2013 | In this post-July 4th period, we do well to revisit The Ren. Why?  We have a deep divide of opinion in our count ... Read on »
Should Health Professionals Be Like Jedi Knights? by Dr. Mike Magee Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Posted on | June 28, 2013 | David Brooks stimulated a brisk national discussion last week in a column called “The Humanist Vocation”.(1) In i ... Read on »
Is Obesity a “Disease” or a Trojan Horse? The Debate Inside The AMA. by Dr. Mike Magee Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Posted on | June 21, 2013 | The vote of the A.M.A. House of Delegates is in – obesity is a disease.(1, 2) But what exactly does that mean? ... Read on »
Plan B: Context and Facts by Dr. Mike Magee Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Posted on | June 11, 2013 | This week the Obama administration gave the green light to unrestricted availability and sales of the morning-after ... Read on »
Medical Leaders and Consumers Lining Up To Support Nurses. by Dr. Mike Magee Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Posted on | June 7, 2013 | On January 1, 2014, as a result of implementation of the Affordable Care Act,  the US will experience a major expansion ... Read on »
Airplane Medical Care: Could You Survive? by Dr. Mike Magee Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Posted on | May 30, 2013 | We are a globe trotting, increasingly mobile human population. And when we are traveling any sort of distance, especial ... Read on »
“You” Are Not You, But “We”: How The Microbiome May Change Everything. by Dr. Mike Magee Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Posted on | May 24, 2013 | In 2003, I was moderating a Q&A session with Craig Venter, the American biologist and entrepreneur of DNA mapping fame. ... Read on »
HRSA Report: Nursing Supply Growing by Dr. Mike Magee Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Posted on | May 21, 2013 | “There were 2.8 million RNs (including advanced practice RNs) and 690,000 LPNs working in the field of nursing or seeki ... Read on »
Resetting Our Biases: Entering A New Stage of “Health Enlightenment” by Dr. Mike Magee Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Posted on | May 15, 2013 | This week, the Washington Post published a lengthy piece focused on Medicare Part D, its history, and how it might be i ... Read on »
Mothers Lives Matter by Dr. Mike Magee Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Posted on | May 9, 2013 | Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 12th. How do I know? Because Trish has mentioned it two or three times in the past week ... Read on »
“The Weight of The Nation: Worth Watching by Dr. Mike Magee Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Posted on | May 7, 2013 | The Weight of the Nation for Kids is a family-friendly three-part series of ... Read on »
Obama’s True Legacy May Be Winning The War On Cancer by Dr. Mike Magee Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Posted on | May 2, 2013 | In 1971, President Richard Nixon declared a “War On Cancer”.(1) But 42 years later, it may be President Obama who declares v ... Read on »
Why Pick Up A Crying Baby? by Dr. Mike Magee Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Posted on | April 23, 2013 | Rocking Chair Project doctor during home visit. For the past decade, we’ve supported a 501C3 non-profit called th ... Read on »
Home-Cooking: Gender-Neutral and Too Important To Outsource. by Dr. Mike Magee Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Posted on | April 18, 2013 | Home may be “where the heart is”, but few would argue that it is currently “where the health is”. In America, we abhor ho ... Read on »
Today is National Healthcare Decisions Day! by Dr. Mike Magee Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Posted on | April 16, 2013 | National Healthcare Decisions Day Set for April 16, 2013…. Join Americans across the country in making their future he ... Read on »
“Smokers Need Not Apply” – A Byproduct Of Employer Based Health Insurance by Dr. Mike Magee Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Posted on | April 12, 2013 | Enlightened employers around the world spend considerable time and resources assuring that the workplace in healthy a ... Read on »
The Schindler Miconic 10 and Health Care Delivery by Dr. Mike Magee Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Posted on | April 4, 2013 | This week, at the invitation of Warren Hebert RN, CAE,  an RWJF Executive Nurse Fellow and the CEO of the Home Care As ... Read on »
Bed Bugs: A Chink In The Armor? by Dr. Mike Magee Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Posted on | March 27, 2013 | Back in  2010, Cimex lectularius was all the rage. Bed bugs -  nearly impossible to get rid of (having developed r ... Read on »
Global Burden of Disease: 2012 Study Update – Where are we? by Dr. Mike Magee Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Posted on | March 20, 2013 | I was recently conversing with a group of public health students on the state of affairs throughout the world when th ... Read on »