Falsifying Health Records

In December, the New York Times reported on the widespread starvation of children in Venezuela due to its economic collapse. The government's response: falsify the records. "Doctors are censored in hospitals, too, often warned not to include malnutrition in children’s medical records. “In some public hospitals, the clinical diagnosis of malnutrition has been prohibited,” Dr. … Continue reading Falsifying Health Records

Mass Medical Society PAS Survey Results

In September, The Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) surveyed its 22,500 members regarding physician assisted suicide (PAS).  They say that because of that survey, the MMS decided to “rescinded its longstanding opposition to physician assisted suicide,” and to adopt a position of “neutral engagement.”  But is that consistent with the survey results? The survey itself had … Continue reading Mass Medical Society PAS Survey Results