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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

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roberta mikles

Just amazing that the United States is so far behind other countries... makes one wonder.

Roberta Mikles
Dialysis Patient Safety Advocate
www.qualitysafepatientcare.com

Sharon Zentgraf

How fortunate I feel for my husband who is a retired marine. His fistula was created four years prior to being needed. Thanks to the foresight of the excellent medical professionals treating him in the military.

Sharon Zentgraf
Caregiver and Advocate for my husband

Peter Laird, MD

Thank you Sharon, I grew up so to speak in military medicine through the Health Professionals Scholarship Program through the military. At the time I went through the program, we had a lot of great training facilities that appear to be going through their own disrepair at present, but 20 years ago, it was a great program.

I miss greatly the days of my military service in medicine where we had dedicated professionals with only one task at hand, offering the best medical care we could to our troops, retirees and dependents. To that effect, I believe we did quite well and it is an experience that served me well once I left the military.

Glad to hear reports that they are still taking good care of folks. Thanks for the update,

Peter

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I miss greatly the days of my military service in medicine where we had dedicated professionals with only one task at hand, offering the best medical care we could to our troops, retirees and dependents. To that effect, I believe we did quite well and it is an experience that served me well once I left the military. xdfgsdg

Peter Laird, MD

I can't echo that sentiment enough after spending 9 years in military medicine myself. Money was not the object. Doing the best for each patient was. In many ways, my 9 years in military medicine was without a doubt, the highlight of my medical career. Sadly, the world of for-profit medicine is tainted by greed and conflicts of interest. The dialysis industry is perhaps the epitome of that paradigm. It simply goes against all of the fiduciary trust empowered to doctors. Thanks for commenting and reminding me of those "glory" days I spent in our military medical service.

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