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Insurance Companies Assault

The Assault on Patients and Physicians: Big Business Steals Time and Money from Patient Care (Please note: this opinion piece is just reflective of  Russ Kridel, MD personal opinion and is not the opinion or policy of any organization or … Continue reading

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Physicians Role Stemming Opioid Misuse

Deaths from Opioid Misuse on the Rise The CDC estimates that 115 people die each day from an overdose of opioids. In the last 15 years that translates to over ½ million people.  This includes legal drugs prescribed to treat … Continue reading

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Taking The Wheel for The Future of Medicine

Physicians Taking The Wheel for The Future of Medicine As physicians we cannot view the future of medicine and the role we have to play by looking through the rear view mirror of yesterday. The view ahead belongs to those … Continue reading

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Shut Out Sugar Program Addresses Obesity

Shut Out Sugar Campaign On A Roll Not only is excessive sugar in the diet dangerous to overall health, it contributes immensely to the obesity epidemic we now face and has led to the huge increase in Type II diabetes … Continue reading

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Texas Bluebonnet Award Given To Dr Kridel

Texas Bluebonnet Award Given to Dr Kridel For Contributions to Community Health At a ceremony in Corpus Christi at the Omni Hotel on April 25th, the Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation presented Dr. Russell Kridel with the prestigious … Continue reading

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Russell Kridel MD Meeting With Congressmen in DC

Russell Kridel MD meeting with Congressmen in DC at NAC Conference Dr. Russ Kridel is in our national’s capital at the National Advocacy Conference (NAC) to take part in discussions that will help maintain the patient-physician relationship and improve the health … Continue reading

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Electronic Health Records

Electronic Health Records transition can be a burden to physicians In addition to payment cuts, our government is now penalizing us more frequently for not buying into their new plans. In order to comply with Medicare “Meaningful Use” requirements, we … Continue reading

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Personal Responsibility in Healthcare

Role of personal responsibility in healthcare costs: Personal Responsibility is an important element of addressing rising health care costs. Obesity alone has taken on epidemic proportions, with the United States spending $174 billion a year to treat diabetes, and at least … Continue reading

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Russell Kridel MD comments on Physicians Under Attack

Physicians Under Attack: Part I Physicians war against disease and illness every day. Battles we often win through science, dedication, compassion and hard work. But, we physician soldiers, and the whole medical profession are also under attack, taking our attention away … Continue reading

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Russell Kridel MD comments on Physician Commitment

Physician Commitment to Patients: Part I The absolute commitment to patients is what defines physicians and separates them from other professions. Patients put their lives in our hands each and every day. How scary it is for them to have … Continue reading

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