Recent Posts by Dr. Patrick Neustatter

From Emergency to Common Sense Healthcare.

Never coy about running my mouth, and as someone involved in providing primary care to an underserved community through the Moss Clinic, I was pleased to be asked to participate in a panel discussion of problems with primary care access in “the time of COVID.”  More Than Just Picking Up Trainwrecks A discussion that introduced…
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Planning for the End of Life Care YOU want.

Life – or perhaps I should say death – was so much easier in the old days. Not Many People Want This As Their End-of life Option As end-of-life researcher Joanne Lynn puts it, life threatening illness would “strike without warning and you get through it or you don’t.” Effective treatments were few. Doctors would…
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How Scared Should We Be of Covid Variants?

We news consuming public are an impressionable lot and are easily scared. The media talking heads are good at winding us up – by talking about how COVID-19 mutations may be more virulent or more transmissible than the original, for example. It's All a Matter of Mathematics But, as with any medical issue, deciding how…
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Are Pharmacy Benefit Managers Increasing the Cost of Your Medicines?

You’re probably sick of reading about COVID-19, and all the ways it can stress you out. So instead let me bring to your attention a different healthcare issue for you to fret about.  An issue that epitomizes the way healthcare is being taken over by business entities, whose priority is to make money, more than…
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