This space is reserved for blogs by a number of contributors and commenters who will network to share information and amplify the power of individuals and organizations for change. Topics may include anything relevant to medicine and healthcare - from evidence based medicine, to public health, medical devices, patient experiences, the FDA - with one unifying thread: all information shared with be free of commercial support, and conversation and blogs will be moderated for responsible and respectful debate.
If you are a non-industry-funded individual or organization and would like to contribute, please contact me (see contact page)
Network blogs to come
Vagus Nerve Stimulators: For those interested in contacting the central character of my book, Dennis Fegan, regarding the VNS device, you can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Spine Implants: Jerome Lew: Spinal implant device failures/injuries. Exposed sham-labeling of spinal implants slipped past FDA regulators and undisclosed doctor financial interests to medical device manufacturers: LRomje@gmail.com
Hip Implants: Dr Stephen Tower: https://www.tjrclinic.com/ NOTE: normally this site will not allow postings by any "industry" entity; that includes device makers, insurers, and implanting or even explanting doctors; however, since Dr Tower has played a leading role in the US in identifying problems with metal-on-metal hips, we will accept posts to assist patients seeking information about safe alternatives