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Articles by Nii Darko, DO, MBA

Nii Darko, DO, MBA
About Nii Darko, DO, MBA

Dr. Darko is a board-certified general surgeon who currently practices in Pennsylvania. He began writing for Policy Prescriptions® in 2012. Contact: Facebook | Twitter | More Posts

2012 Year in Review (Part 4 of 4)

Health Care Costs Healthcare a luxury… in the United States??!! Yes. To a small portion of the population (e.g. unionized workers, CEOs) this is a reality. Whether it is the lack of co-pays or deductibles that encourage overuse of medical [...]

December 31, 2012 // 0 Comments

2012 Year in Review (Part 3 of 4)

Health Policy   FDA approval for the occurred in 2006. Since then, we have seen a brutal match between public health and legislators on policy over this vaccine. Although the science remains clear, some legislators remain adept at muddying the [...]

December 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

2012 Year in Review (Part 2 of 4)

Alternative Healthcare Delivery Systems   The concept of the medical home is an old one, developed in the 1960s for the pediatric population, but lately has grown in popularity. It hopes to provide for patients comprehensive, coordinated [...]

December 29, 2012 // 0 Comments

2012 Year in Review (Part 1 of 4)

Access to Care   Although the Affordable Care Act will grant Medicaid to nearly 17 million new enrollees, new research suggests that  for both public and private paying patients. The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) was [...]

December 28, 2012 // 0 Comments

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