The need for a care advocate

December 12, 2015 • By Dennis Beaver It’s no secret that America is turning grey at an accelerated, expensive rate. “On a national level, caring for an aging population requires enormous financial and social resources,” observes Pamela D. Wilson, author of “The...

Fire sale of a medical practice

September 26, 2015 • By Dennis Beaver Picture yourself as a family practice physician, employing three doctors and a large support staff. For close to 40 years your life has been defined by medicine, your patients, family and church. And then, you can’t recall dosages...

Doctor’s wife may have put his patients at risk

September 19, 2015 • By Dennis Beaver Over 40 years ago, fresh out of his second residency in internal medicine —as he was a foreign medical graduate — Internist “Dr. Lee” and his family traded hot and humid New Orleans for the equally hot, but dry, California Central...