Dr. Ezekiel J. Emanuel

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Don't Believe Dire Warnings of Doctor Shortage

Technology, more help from support teams should solve the problem: 'NYT' op-ed

(Newser) - Headlines about a looming doctor shortage for the US have been kicking around for a while, with the Association of American Medical Colleges forecasting a gap of 130,000 by 2025. Don't believe it, write Drs. Scott Gottlieb and Ezekiel Emanuel in the New York Times . The doomsayers generally... More »

To Trim Health Care Costs, Train Doctors Faster

Rahm's brother Zeke Emanuel says 14 years of training is wasteful

(Newser) - Want to reduce waste and health care costs? Well bioethicist Zeke Emanuel—brother of Chicago Mayor Rahm—and health care policy professor Victor Fuchs think you should start by taking a scalpel to med school. In an opinion piece in the Journal of the American Medical Association , the two argue... More »

Palin Steps Up Attacks on Zeke Emanuel

Health adviser blasts 'misreading' as 'an absolute outrage'

(Newser) - Sarah Palin's supporters wanted her to make some noise, and now it appears there's no stopping her. She used her Facebook page to criticize health care legislation again today, this time time going beyond death panels and singling out Rahm Emanuel's brother Zeke—a top White House health adviser—for... More »

Ezekiel Emanuel No 'Doctor Death'

Reform opponents grossly distort bioethicist's record

(Newser) - To hear conservative bloggers tell it, Ezekiel Emanuel, Rahm’s brother, is a bean-counting euthanasia enthusiast who wants to deny care for the disabled. The New York Post dubbed him a “deadly doctor,” and Sarah Palin warned supporters to fear his “Orwellian thinking.” It’s pretty... More »

Third Emanuel Brother Key to Health Reform

The eldest, Zeke, goes from bioethicist to administration guru

(Newser) - Zeke Emanuel may not get the press brothers Rahm and Ari do, but he’s a figure to watch as the health-care reform debate heats up, the New Republic reports. As head of the National Institute of Health’s bioethics division, Emanuel became one of the most influential bioethicists in... More »

Lab Rats 'Treated Better Than Humans'

FDA slammed for inadequate oversight of clinical trials

(Newser) - Animals used in medical research have more rights and protections than humans who participate in clinical trials, according to a federal investigation. The Food and Drug Administration has only 200 inspectors to monitor 350,000 clinical trials and most of their field reports are ignored, reports the New York Times.... More »

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