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Val Jones

Spokane, WA
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Medical Director of Admissions, St Luke's Rehabilitation Institute. Founder of Better Health, LLC: Smart health commentary.

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Post-acute care is targeted for spending cuts, with probable unintended consequences - unstable patients shunted to nursing homes when they really need intensive rehab with MD oversight.  https://remingtonreport.com/insights-you-don-t-want-to-miss/686-2018-what-s-ahead-for-post-acute-reform.html 
WA state changed law regarding physician's "duty to warn" others (about patient threat of violence) from "reasonably identifiable victim" to "all foreseeable victims." Now MDs legally responsible to be omniscient. @WSMA_update  https://wsma.org/doc_library/LegalResourceCenter/JudicialOpinions/Volk-Report-Addendum-Appendix.pdf 
RT @doctorwes: Thanks to the physicians that have already completed the 2018 MOC survey!! On our way to reaching >10,000 physician particip…
@EricTopol @BLS_gov And that's why healthcare is so expensive! All the middlemen who have come between doctors and patients.
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