Medicine & Liberty : Network of liberty oriented doctors

Medicine & Liberty
Sentier de la Tour-Carrée 9
CH-1800 Vevey - Switzerland
Tel & fax: 41 21 922 60 82

info@medlib.ch

Polls

  • ARE PATIENTS FREE TO CHOOSE THEIR TREATMENT?

    SHOULD EXPERIMENTAL CANCER DRUGS BE FULLY ACCESSIBLE TO CANCER PATIENTS?

    • 81.82%YES WITHOUT RESTRICTION
    • 9.09%ONLY IN THE CONTEXT OF STRICTLY PROTOCOLED CLINICAL TRIALS
    • 9.09%ONLY IF THEIR DOCTOR PRESCRIBES THEM
    • 0ONLY IF AUTHORIZED BY DRUG REGULATORY AGENCIES

    November 4, 2008

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  • Who cares most about medical outcomes

    Rationing of medical care affects outcomes. Politicians claim to care about people, civil servants, however are accountable to no one and ultimately influence outcomes of medical activity by their decisions.

    • 87.5%The patient
    • 12.5%The doctor
    • 0The health minister
    • 0The pubic health care administrator

    July 23, 2008

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  • Swiss Ban on New Medical Practices

    Who benefits most from legal restrictions to entry of physicians into private medical practice?

    • 66.67%Health Insurers
    • 33.33%Established doctors
    • 0Patients

    June 12, 2008

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  • Who should limit patients'choice of doctors

    The Swiss will vote on a constitutional article that would empower third party insurance payers to limit insurees' choice of a doctor. Beyond the Swiss policy debate the real question is: who is the true paying party in medical care? Who indeed is entitled to limit a patient's choice of a doctor?

    • 95.83%Nobody
    • 4.17%Public health authorities
    • 0Voting majorities
    • 0Health insurers

    February 24, 2008

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