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

Remainder of September: Stop by our Tables & Support NYC H+H by Encouraging Gov. Cuomo to Sign the Enhanced Safety Net Bill!

The Future of NYC H+H Depends on Us.   Please bring your colleagues and stop by our tables to sign the petition to protect and save H+H and encourage Gov. Cuomo to sign the Enhanced Safety Net bill…. Read More