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Michel Accad, MD, practices cardiology and internal medicine in San Francisco, offering individualized care in a free-market setting. His blog about health care and medicine is He also co-hosts the Accad And Koa Report podcast.

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12. John Mandrola: The Case for "Less-Is-More"


What is the best way to curtail unwarranted therapies? Should there be more top down regulations or is it possible that more health care freedom will lead to less utilization?
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11. The Case Against Shared Decision-Making


Shared decision-making has become a sacred cow of medical ethics almost overnight. Anish Koka and Michel Accad review the history of this concept and why it is contrary to a sound doctor-patient relationship.
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10. Free-Market Medicine is Unstoppable


G. Keith Smith outlines his experience founding the Surgery Center of Oklahoma and makes the case for free markets.
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09. Jade Eggs and Francis Bacon


Anish Koka and Michel Accad discuss a blog post that pushes back against “debunkers” and self-appointed guardians of “science-based medicine.”
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08. The Dangerous Business of Public Reporting


Anish Koka and Michel Accad discuss the effects of public reporting of outcomes on the behavior of physicians, and the real-life consequences of these misguided healthcare policies.
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