Author | Bryan R. Fine, MD, MPH



Making Public Health Policy and Economics a Priority

May 21, 2012

Public health as an important part of an allopathic, clinical program may be intuitive to some, but implementing it is still a challenge.

Identifying the Distance between Healthcare Cost and Patient Care

May 07, 2012

I’m not saying that healthcare services are a commodity in the classic widget sense, but I have grown to concede that the service we as doctors provide is a commodity.

Debate over Healthcare Economics Nothing New

April 25, 2012

As the Supreme Court considers the fate of the Affordable Care Act, some guidance on the heart of the matter can be found from more than 60 years ago, from physician Warren Sisson.

Hernias and High-Deductibles: Byzantine Bills Prove Hard to Decipher

April 09, 2012

I continue to be amazed by the complexity and layering of the medical bills associated with my short, elective, outpatient procedure.