Category Archives: – Policy

Why are suicide rates increasing along with increased usage of antidepressants?

June 8, 2018- Fox News’ Tucker Carlson interviewed author Johan Hari about his book Lost Connections and the

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Hospital lobbyists launch attack on Medicare-For-All plans

August 1, 2019

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TV commercial for Boston Scientific’s Watchman A-fib device

April 23, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD

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Why Americans should care deeply about the loss of freedom in other countries

June 9, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD Making the news today is how a Canadian man was actually arrested for the crime of grossly

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Essay: How Google accidentally invented surveillance capitalism

March 24, 2019- by Steven E. Greer I read a few more pages of Surveillance Capitalism (it will be a tough slog to finish this). As

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The Real Reason College Tuition Costs So Much

April 5, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD The New York Times has a nice essay explaining why college tuition is out of control. They first

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Atul Gawande’s surgical checklist fails in real world study

March 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD In 2009, Atul Gawande, MD, MPH and his large international team published in the New England

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Google wants your medical records

December 19, 2013- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD In Part 3 of our interview with Robert Klitzman, MD, ethics professor at Columbia University,

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Google’s Larry Page wants your medical records to be public for “research”

March 20, 2014-By Steven E. Greer, MD Charlie Rose interviewed Google founder Larry Page at the 2014 TED conference. During the talk, Mr.

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Google wants your DNA now (Not just with 23andMe)

Opinion December 17, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD The Wall Street Journal published an article explaining how the pharmaceutical industry data mines

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Apple, Google, and Amazon need to make their own hospitals

Update February 27, 2018- Well, they used my idea from two-years ago. Amazon, Warren Buffet,

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Brigham and Women’s Hospital engages in bizarre PR campaign for daily aspirin

 April 21, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, part of the Harvard University network of hospitals,

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The secret agenda of Neocons: Supporting the corrupt status quo in healthcare

January 29, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD Kamala Harris announced her run for president. She gave a town hall talk laying out her platform.

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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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Big Time College Sports is not the worst thing about American universities

January 10, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD I was chuckling at an irrelevant essay in the NY Post complaining about how college football

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Don Berwick, MD: State health insurance exchanges

April 4, 2012

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Don Berwick, MD: Changing from fee-for-service to bundled payments in Medicare and Medicaid

April 4, 2012

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Don Berwick, MD: National Coverage Decisions

December 1, 2013- National Coverage Decisions (NCDs) are used by CMS to set guidelines as to

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Don Berwick, MD: The Institute for Healthcare Improvement

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Industry conflicts arise at PCORI threatening any real comparative effectiveness research

February 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The Patient Centered Outcome Research Institute (PCORI) was created by the PPACA “ObamaCare” law in 2010.

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