TheHeart.org wrote about the Parsemus Foundation, a small not-for-profit pushing for appropriate use of angioplasty.
Read the full article for background.
But soak in the visual impact of a poster the Foundation created to make their point. As you’ll read in the article above, the sledge-hammer message doesn’t sit well with all doctors. But Elaine Lissner, who started the family-run foundation, defends it based on her father’s experience with heart disease treatment (explained in more detail in the story above):
“After the experience with my father, I wanted to know about how we could get this information out. Medicare is spending a lot of money on these procedures, some of which patients might not need.”