Former MAG president addresses medical/health care economics on ‘Top Docs’

Frank McDonald, M.D., M.B.A. – a board-certified neurologist with the Longstreet Clinic in Gainesville who served as the president of the Medical Association of Georgia (MAG) in 2017-2018 – discusses medical and health care economics on the latest episode of MAG’s ‘Top Docs Radio’ show.

Dr. McDonald addresses…

 Whether health care is a right
– What role, if any, the government should play in health care
– How America’s health care system compares with the rest of the world
– Some of the unique ways other countries solve their health care problems
– What Americans think of our health care system
– How health insurance companies earn profits
– Why it’s important to reduce the number of uninsured
– Some of today’s biggest health care barriers
– What "universal coverage” means
– The link between quality and access and health outcomes
– The best ways to fix America’s health care system

Dr. McDonald is a graduate of the MAG Foundation’s Georgia Physicians Leadership Academy. He received his medical degree from the University of Mississippi Medical School, while he completed his residency and fellowship at University Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi. It is also worth noting that Dr. McDonald has an M.B.A. from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.

Between downloads and live listeners, MAG’s ‘Top Docs Radio’ show has now reached nearly 380,000 listeners and viewers – which includes people in all 50 states and more than 80 countries. The program is supported with a grant from the Alliant Health Solutions in memory of Tom Williams, its former CEO.

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