All posts by: Dr. Keith Stafford, MD

About Dr. Keith Stafford, MD

Thoughts on Covid

Covid-19 Virus There have been two defining  experiences in 2020.  The one is the political situation, which is a huge subject in itself.  The second is the Covid situation. The end of 2019 saw introduction of a new virus into the world in Wuhan, China.  There are all kinds of theories as to where this came from ranging from … Continue reading

May 3, 2021 Uncategorized

Long Live Quality

Over the last several years there has been increasing emphasis on “quality” in the field of medicine.  On the surface this sounds good.  After all, who wants poor quality healthcare?   The problem is that the excuse of increasing quality is being used for ever increasing central planning in the area of healthcare.  A long list … Continue reading

January 6, 2016 Uncategorized

Sword of Damocles

Greek literature contains the account of Damocles and Dionysius.  Damocles was a courtier who coveted the luxury, influence and power of King Dionysius.  Damocles begged Dionysius to allow him to experience what it was like to be the King.  Dionysius consented and traded places with Damocles.  Damocles gleefully stepped up and sat down in the … Continue reading

February 3, 2014 Uncategorized

Obamacare Starts

I am frequently asked about my opinion regarding Obamacare.  There has been lots and lots of excellent pieces written on the subject by others, but here are some of my thoughts.   This thing was never going to work.  They took the worst aspects of insurance medicine and the worst aspects of government  paid/controlled medicine, … Continue reading

January 6, 2014 Uncategorized