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Accountable Care Will Depend Upon Accountable Patients            April 28, 2013 By  Leonard Zwelling             The New York Times headline sums up a philosophy of health care that seems counterintuitive., especially given the push here at Anderson to increase patient encounters. “A Health Provider Finds Success In Keeping Hospital Beds Empty”. The article by Annie Lowrey ...

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Accountable Care Will Depend Upon Accountable Patients            April 29, 2013 By  Leonard Zwelling             The New York Times headline sums up a philosophy of health care that seems counterintuitive., especially given the push here at Anderson to increase patient encounters. “A Health Provider Finds Success In Keeping Hospital Beds Empty”. The article by Annie Lowrey ...

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Accountable Care Will Depend Upon Accountable Patients            April 29, 2013 By  Leonard Zwelling             The New York Times headline sums up a philosophy of health care that seems counterintuitive., especially given the push here at Anderson to increase patient encounters. “A Health Provider Finds Success In Keeping Hospital Beds Empty”. The article by Annie Lowrey ...

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Sent to me by a friend and worthy of your reading: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/paul-raeburn/did-time-magazine-offer-f_b_3021166.html

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The Yankees Out There            April 22, 2013 By Leonard Zwelling             This is an important article for anyone interested in the cancer problem faced by the people of the United States. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/22/health/patients-genes-seen-as-future             The cancer problem is really simple to state. There’s too much of it and it is killing people. The solution is far ...

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Worthy of some thought: M.D. Anderson’s Chief Entrepreneur

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What We’ve Got Here Is Failure to Communicate                        April 18, 2013 By Leonard Zwelling             This is the correct wording of the famous Strother Martin line from the 1967 film Cool Hand Luke, starring Paul Newman. It is usually mangled in some way, but that does not detract from its meaning or its continued ...

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What’s Good for General Dempsey is Good for the MDA                        April 16, 2013 By  Leonard Zwelling             The headline in Sunday’s NY Times said it all: “Military’s Top Officers Face Review of Their Character”. It seems that Joint Chiefs Chair General Martin Dempsey is leading a complete “overhaul” of the system of evaluating the ...

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The Whole Truth, The First Time                        April 15, 2013 (Don’t forget to mail your annual contribution to Medicare, Medicaid, the VA System, military health care and health care for Indians, government employees and members of Congress.  Due today! Almost 50% of health care costs in the country are paid for by you! Plus you ...

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A Horrendous Story Largely Ignored By the American Press  April 12, 2013 Please read this from NY Times and know that several of us in the US have been trying to get this story out.  Finally… http://www.nytimes.com/pages/world/africa/index.html As you read consider the fact that Johns Hopkins, Children’s National Medical Center and MD Anderson have all ...

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