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The Peggy Lillis Memorial Foundation

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Peggy Lillis Memorial Foundation works to increase prevention of and minimize death and disability from clostridium difficile infection through education and advocacy.

Christian John Lillis, Co-founder/ Director: cjlillis@peggyfoundation.org

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  • On August 13, 2009 MaeM posted:

    Betsy McCaughey has gone on a real tear. Betsy McCaughey, a journalist of distinction and former Lieutenant Governor of New York state, has taken aim at Obamacare and especially Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, MD, brother to White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, and in her op-ed piece that's being billed as New York Post Deadly Doctors, she claims that the public health care plan will deny care to the mentally disabled and elderly. However, nothing in the bill has come to light that would indicate she's correct, and the oversight agency for the program would be only be staffed by physicians.

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  • On January 28, 2010 LOUIS BREITBACH posted:

    I have been in a lot of hospitals on Long Island One of the things that is really amaze me is your treatment between noon & 2pm. All things stop just like in an office if you are on a gurney in hall they just leave you there !

  • On January 14, 2011 Catherine McEntee posted:

    My elderly father, John, was admitted to NUMC in East Meadow, NY. He went in because he had a bladder infection. He then came down with aspiration pneumonia because the medical personnel was not observing the fact that he had difficulty swallowing. He eventually died from the pneumonia but the Nursing home attributed to artheriosclerosis---but he really died from the aspiration pneumonia--the hospital just covered it up! They are very adept at that!

  • On January 14, 2011 L. S. Dimin posted:

    As a disabled WWII vet, 91 years of age, when I moved from downstate N.Y. to Albany, 11 years ago I sought my medical care from the Stratton VA Medical Center. I have had several occasions to write letters of commendations and appreications for the care and the treatment I have been receiving for the past eleven years. In understand there had been troubles in the past, but I have experienced nothing but a caring and ccnerned team of medical professionals. Stratton is a perfect example oiw well the government operates a huge medical facility.

  • On March 4, 2011 Cynthia Taggart posted:

    Over 100,000 people died every year in hospitals during the 90s (Ralph Nadar puts the figure at 300,000 a year during the '90s), so what I want to know is what are the demographics of those who died? And I wonder too how "profit" can be seen as the only motive behind physician abuse of patients. If over 3,000,000 died in U.S. hospitals over a decade then it should be easy to conclude that physicians are politically motivated in their exploitation of patients. From my own experience, physicians exploit infectious disease and it is this exploitation that allows them to without a conscience operate unnecessarily on thousands of patients. Like Guliani did for lowering crime in NY by arresting those who jumped the turnstyles for a free subway ride, the government should be prosecuting those physicians who exploit infections for profit (a form a fraud). A couple of successful prosecutions would send a reveberating chill through the entire medical community. It is murder after all. That's what it really is all about. Note: Haven't read your book yet Ms. Gibson but from excerpts it appears to be a little candy-coated. The dark side of a physicians' psyche was apparent to government officials in the '50s when it limited the number of doctors who could graduate from medical school because the government KNEW what they were capable of. To those queazy at the thought of the dark side of physicians' psyche, please note that it is often necessary to have such a psyche if you want your physician to be totally detached as he/she successfully puts a shattered skull together to save a life. That's just how doctors are - which is why universal health care is most certain to be a disaster. The powerless patient must become more knowledgeable too. High school students should be required to take courses in diseases and taught how to recognize what a doctor is doing.