Your Voice and Vote Counts!

2020 Census Each decade the United States government fulfills its constitutional duty to count each and every person living in the country by conducting the Census. The importance of the Census should not be underestimated. The results and… Read More

Costs are going up. Consolidation is partially to blame. How will this affect patients? What affect will it have on doctors if any?

https://www.wsj.com/articles/health-care-spending-soars-in-new-york-state-11564459260

Non-Medical Switching of medicines; an innocuous cost savings for hospitals or more administrative interference with Doctors’ professional practice?

https://www.cleveland.com/business/2019/07/ohio-doctors-patients-frustrated-by-policy-that-requires-switching-medications-survey-finds.html

“If past is an indicator, some say hospital use will not rise under Medicare-for-All. Does this assuage doctors concerns?”

https://morningconsult.com/2019/07/22/study-aca-medicaid-medicare-expanded-insurance-yet-hospital-use-didnt-rise/

Shifting patients from the ER to Primary Care. How will it affect us as doctors? What should issues should we keep our eye on?

https://www.wsj.com/articles/new-york-city-hopes-to-ease-strain-on-its-emergency-rooms-11563294021

More Nurses protest staff shortages in their hospitals. Staff shortages aren’t limited to nurses. Should Doctors be taking a stand publically too? What do you think?

https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/human-capital-and-risk/u-of-chicago-nurses-to-picket-monday-over-patient-safety-concerns.html

“Somewhere in between our current system and Single payer? Worth a shot? What do you think?”

https://www.salon.com/2019/06/20/medicare-for-america-a-health-care-plan-worth-a-closer-look/

Cook County Rounds: New Health Access Program for Uninsured, New Outpatient Building Coming Soon

After a two-year effort, the Healthy Communities Cook County coalition (HC3), (of which Doctors Council is a member) has successfully advocated to the Cook County board for the creation of a new program that will help uninsured Cook County… Read More

Doctors Council Supports IDNYC!

The City of New York is providing free government-issued photo identification cards, the IDNYC, for all NYC residents 14 years of age and older.  IDNYC is good for patient care! Our patients at NYC Health + Hospitals can use their IDNYC card… Read More

Doctors Council SEIU Supports IDNYC

The City of New York is providing free government-issued photo identification cards, the IDNYC, for all NYC residents 14 years of age and older.  IDNYC is good for patient care! Our patients at NYC Health + Hospitals can… Read More