Tag Archives: Idaho Healthcare

Last Straw

It seems some healthcare providers are walking away from their jobs to maintain their freedom. This story about the little hospital in Dayton, Washington is a tearjerker, but on point. The State of Washington has mandated that they be immunized … Continue reading

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Idaho Laboratory

“…a single courageous State may, if its citizens choose, serve as a laboratory; and try novel social and economic experiments without risk to the rest of the country.” USSC Justice Brandeis Us dang Idaho citizens foisted Medicaid expansion on a … Continue reading

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Progress

Last week I saw all my patients (except one) by phone or online visit: telehealth. Thanks to our global pandemic us old doctors are having to learn new tricks. It was telling that the telehealth, online visits were mostly with … Continue reading

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Critical Access

Back before we got into a stalemate when talking about healthcare costs, long ago when I had good knees and my hair wasn’t grey, funding for small town hospitals was recognized as a problem. After Montana demonstrated they could support … Continue reading

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Get Better

Maybe you’ve heard the statistic quoted that Idaho is last (or near) among states in doctors per capita. If medicine was a simple business that ratio might mean the dearth of physicians would ensure doctors in Idaho are among the … Continue reading

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