KevinMD posts of the week, ending March 27, 2011

Here are the top posts from this past week, based on the number of times they were viewed.

1. A surgeon on those who understand murderers, rapists and child molesters. Recently I was involved in a discussion with a guy that was explaining how we should understand criminals.

2. Being a physician is not just about medicine. I hope that physicians will band together, tear down these economic barriers, devise workable solutions, and practice medicine the way we originally intended to practice.

3. How to convince doctors to embrace electronic medical records. Doctors are now incentivized to convert antiquated paper charts to electronic medical records.

4. How obesity is like alcoholism. Many, if not all of us have accepted that alcoholism is a disease. Does obesity, not often meet the very same criteria?

5. Huge holes exist in the health reform law. Here are my six candidates of the biggest health reform holes.