Category: managed care



If you prefer a natural delivery without a lot of technological intervention with monitors, induction, and episiotomies, your home or a birthing center is the place you

Modern Medicines

Corporate Takeover of Medicine: Good or Bad?

Way back in 1992, I wrote about how corporate takeovers were interfering with physician decisions in Modern Medicine: What You’re Dying to Know. At that time, communities

UTIs and Antibiotic Stewardship

UTIs and Antibiotic Stewardship

I’m a 73-year old OB-GYN who started medical school 48 years ago in 1973. Currently I am the Chief of Staff at four nursing homes

What’s Actually Managed in Managed Care

Whenever I see or hear the term managed care, I cringe. Health maintenance organizations (HMOs), insurance companies, Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), and Medicaid are all examples of this type of health care delivery.

Modern Medicine Back in Print

Dr. Lindemann, with Diane Haugen, wrote Modern Medicine: What You’re Dying to Know in 1992 because even back then, Dr. Lindemann was very concerned about the forces increasingly taking medical decisions out of the hands of physicians and in doing so, rapidly increasing the cost of health care.