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Guest Blog from Howie Mandel, MD

I am a strong believer in the Oath of Maimonides. It reads:

“Grant me the strength, time and opportunity always to correct what I have acquired, always to extend its domain; for knowledge is immense and the spirit of man can extend indefinitely to enrich itself daily with new requirements. Today he can discover his errors of yesterday and tomorrow he can obtain a new light on what he thinks himself sure of today…”

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Do doctors expire in 10 years? Asks Dr. Chip

Choose Wisely is a CMS backed program used by government, insurance, hospitals and corporate medicine to selectively eliminate physicians who won’t do what they ask and more importantly eliminate physicians who insist on delivering individualized physician care designed to get patients healed or to control their disease as best as possible.

MOC is the method by which Choose wily has control over the situation by requiring in the contracts that physicians comply or be dropped. Voluntary participation is a lie. Continue reading