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What Happened?

What Happened? In many of my blogs, I mention my belief that the practice of medicine in America is much behind the times. I also suggest there are other countries that can and do deliver a much better healthcare to their citizens on the whole. It will not take anyone much time to realize that the World Health Organization has ranked the US system out of the top twenty in the world for health. I believe we are somewhere near thirty-five. Regardless of your political persuasion, one... Read More
Posted by Amanda Sanders at Tuesday, September 26, 2017
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Poverty

Poverty News Flash! Greater Memphis has regained its distinction as having the highest poverty rate of any metro area in the nation populated by at least one million people. At the same time, median household income for the Memphis metropolitan area rose 2.6 percent to $49,809.00. What seems to keep people landlocked in poverty in our area? The answers depend on whose worldview you trust. Many believe it is related to poor public transportation. No one can get to a job unless they have... Read More
Posted by Amanda Sanders at Tuesday, September 19, 2017
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Second Opinion

Second Opinion Many patients have come to the office after being evaluated by Mayo Clinic or wanting to go to Mayo Clinic. It appears that Mayo Clinic has become the ultimate authority on all things health related in the United States. I believe the Mayo Clinic has a place in the practice of medicine today, I'm just not ready to refer to it as our Medical Mecca . The Mayo Clinic started in 1863 by Dr. William Worrall Mayo who moved to Rochester, Minnesota to examine new recruits... Read More
Posted by Amanda Sanders at Tuesday, September 12, 2017
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