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MKirschMD

California
is my passion.  Each week, I write about the joys and challenges of medical practice.  I enjoy controversy and have taken heat for many of my provocative posts.  I write about the doctor-patient relationship, health care reform, medical ethics, tort reform and medical... Full Bio
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High Drama in an Ambulatory Surgery Center

A few days before I wrote this, a patient had a complication in my office.  I have discussed on this blog the distinction between a complication...

Ebola Hysteria in Ohio

The Ebola hysteria continues.  True, we might have a greater chance of being struck twice by lightning, but the press would have us think we...

Governors Mandate Ebola Quarantine

Who says that bipartisanship is dead?  Just recently, Governors Cuomo and Christie – a Democrat and a Republican – were shoulder to shoulder as...

Ebola Virus Outbreak Goes Viral!

While I haven’t devoted significant space on this blog to the news media, it is not because I do not have strong opinions on the current state...

Is Hepatitis C Treatment Cost-effective?

One catch phrase in health care reform is cost-effectiveness.  To paraphrase, this label means that a medical treatment is worth the price.  For...

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