"I have no personal experience with marijuana. But I do practice medicine in Colorado and given the state’s ongoing experiment with legal recreational marijuana, I am accumulating a significant amount of professional experience with the drug," writes Henry Rosevear, MD.
Urologists have direct experience with drug shortages and their impact on pricing, thanks to the recent shortage of BCG. A sudden hike in the price of a competing generic drug seemed to be no coincidence, Henry Rosevear, MD, writes. He ponders a few similar, troubling cases and some proposed solutions.
The VA Choice program wasn’t designed to bring VA patients to community physicians; rather, it was designed to turn community physicians into VA doctors. And that does not work, says Henry Rosevear, MD. Dr. Rosevear shares his experience with the VA Choice program and shares what he sees as its limitations and what needs to change.