Three-quarters of patients today are cared for by a group of rotating “hospitalists”—not their own doctors. This system may be good for hospitals, but it is not providing the best quality of care for patients, according to a study by Harvard researchers. In this edition of the Bottom Line Advocator, Bottom Line CEO Sarah Hiner and Dr. David Sherer, discuss the pros and cons of hospitalist medicine.
Did you know that there actually is an opioid shortage? And no one is talking about it—until now. In this edition of the Bottom Line Advocator, Dr. David Sherer discusses with Bottom Line CEO Sarah Hiner how this shortage began… How everyone from cancer patients to people with chronic pain are now suffering…And what to expect going forward.
While there is a place for prednisone, the drug is being overprescribed at an alarming rate, putting patients at risk for dangerous side effects while rarely solving the underlying problem. In this edition of the Bottom Line Advocator, Bottom Line CEO Sarah Hiner and Dr. David Sherer shine a light on this frightening trend that no one seems to be talking about.
Western, or “allopathic,” medicine is defined as a system in which medical professionals treat symptoms and diseases using drugs, radiation or surgery. In short, we’re treating a lot of different ailments using a lot of isolated methods. But are we creating better health? There are those who question it, including both Bottom Line CEO Sarah Hiner and Dr. David Sherer. They discuss the debate in this edition of The Bottom Line Advocator.