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Death By Smart Phone

July 18th, 2014 By Steven Knope, MD

Before we get started, a quick disclaimer: No animals were harmed in the making of this newsletter. However, I cannot say the same for my awesome medical assistant, Sheri. Before you get too upset with me for attacking Sheri, understand that she asked for it! She literally asked me to write this newsletter about a conversation we had about smart phones, during which time she was mercilessly humiliated and abused. When I asked her why she wanted me to write the newsletter, Sheri sarcastically quipped, “For the good of mankind.… Read the rest

Electronic Medical Records Save 80-Billion-Dollars, LOL!

November 1st, 2012 By Steven Knope, MD

Almost 4 years ago, the government announced it would require doctors and hospitals who accept Medicare to implement electronic medical records (EMRs). At the time, I posted a blog about the pitfalls of this decision. I said that EMRs would not save money, and that the quality of medical care would suffer. I explained that in a recently published editorial in the WSJ, two Harvard Medical School professors had mirrored my opinion. These doctors stated, for the record, that they had voted for Mr.… Read the rest