Evidence-based medicine may interfere with an understanding of nutrition
Even a basic understanding of current nutrition science and human health allows a physician to use food as medicine and to counsel patients to avoid unhealthy foods.
Use the annual exam to make patients healthier
I do not use annual visits for disease management but rather health promotion.
What evidence guides clinical decisions?
I am convinced that primary care and much of medicine today are in an “evidence desert”. Let me explain.
Why my new practice is devoted to reversing chronic disease
Restore Health is devoted to reversing chronic disease and getting patients off medications.
Fixing the problems with primary care
Physicians are the only professionals in society that try to do complex work during brief visits.
Change the schedule and improve primary care
How to re-engineer primary care to be attractive and effective.
In healthcare, why do talkers earn more than doers
Physicians are the doers of healthcare, and its time for them to take back control of medicine
How physicians can avoid becoming a boiled frog
Quality primary care takes time with patients, so it’s time for physicians to press for the time needed to truly make needed change.
Scherger: Use of midlevels will increase
Medical Economics editorial board member Joseph E. Scherger, MD, shares his opinion about the Supreme Court's Affordable Care Act ruling.
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