Category Archives: – Policy

How to beat the virus with early treatment

July 22, 2021- by Steven E. Greer, MD I woke up yesterday with a slight malaise and I sneezed once. I knew I had come down with a virus

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The Medical Advocate

Now available on Amazon. The Medical Advocate is an important book on the American healthcare system.

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Tony’s Virus

October 15, 2020- by Steven E. Greer, MD

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The FDA pathway for biosimilar drug approvals

March 26, 2015- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer,

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The new CDC guidelines for prescribing opioid pain pills

June 1, 2016- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Pain pill prescriptions have quadrupled since the 1990’s as drug companies stepped up marketing and funded

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The Deans of Johns Hopkins and Miami discuss ACO’s

February 28, 2011- By Steven E Greer, MD Dean Miller of Johns Hopkins and Dean Goldschmidt of Miami discuss accountable care organizations,

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Senator Ben Cardin discusses antidepressants in the military

Update: July 29, 2010- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

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Rudy Giuliani interviews Steven E. Greer, MD on his podcast TV show: May 15, 2020

May 15, 2020

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How to establish a face transplant team

Update December 1, 2018- Dr. Rodriguez and his team of at least 100 surgeons, psychiatrists, social

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Why Indian Point nuclear power plant needs to be shut down

April 29, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD I have long been a critic of the overuse of CT-scans due to the radiation risks and costs. I’m not sure why,

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The MusiCorps benefit concert 2015

October 16, 2015- by Steven E. Greer, MD We interviewed the Founder of MusiCorps, Arthur Bloom, and one of the musicians in the band,

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The Miami Summit on Healthcare Spending Reduction

June 29, 2010 Produced and interviewed by Steven Greer, MD The Healthcare Channel and The University of Miami Health System hosted a roundtable discussion

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I was the first one to state 9-months ago that Governor Cuomo committed manslaughter

February 1, 2021-

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Senator Angus King discusses his bill to make medical device pricing transparent to the public

July 9, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Senator Angus King from Maine has proposed a a bill that would make the pricing of medical devices

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The deadly risks of TAVR being downplayed to patients by hospitals

January 18, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD On July 20th, 2011, the FDA convened an advisory committee to help it determine whether to

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I was in the delivery room when Obamacare was born

Update September 21, 2014- Obamacare is causing more people to go to the hospital, which

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Have state health commissioners dropped the ball?

With Obamacare exchange premiums increasing 7.5% year-over-year, this 2013 video is still relevant….

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Steven E. Greer MD: A discussion with Bill O’Reilly about radiation risks

April 1, 2011- A discussion with Bill O’Reilly about radiation risks from the Fukushima nuclear meltdowns and the fallout hitting the U.S. and entire globe.

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Senator Angus King discusses the slowdown in healthcare costs

July 9, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Senator Angus

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Prepare for Comparative Effectiveness Research

February 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The HCC hosted a healthcare reform summit in 2009, after the ACA law was first announced

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