Navigation Links
Lampooning of U.S. Healthcare is Just What the Doctors Ordered as 'RoboDoc' Begins its DVD Rounds on November 24th!
Date:11/17/2009

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleazy lawyers and heartless insurance companies are only a few of those spoofed in National Lampoon Presents RoboDoc, coming to DVD on November 24th. Penned and produced by two practicing medical doctors and brothers, Doug and Scott Gordon, the film takes aim at what is ailing our modern healthcare system, and proposes a unique solution: Robotic doctors.

"It's so easy to get overwhelmed by roiling healthcare debate," says Tom Daniels, National Lampoon's president of distribution, who bought the right to distribute the film long before the issue became so prominent. "Everyone's timing was great on this," he added, "ROBODOC is a great way to laugh instead of scream 'make it stop!'"

According to Dr. Doug Gordon, "This movie is our way of making a statement from the inside. It is my hope that laughter could be the best medicine for America's healthcare delivery system." Dr. Scott Gordon takes it a bit further, "With increasing government and health insurance bureaucracy, decreased reimbursements and increasing patient loads, we predict there will be a severe physician shortage that will ultimately only be overcome by the widespread use of robotic doctors. We can only hope they will be as good as RoboDoc."

National Lampoon Presents RoboDoc stars Alan Thicke (Growing Pains), David Faustino (Married with Children), David DeLuise (Wizards of Waverly Place), Corin Nemec (Parker Lewis Can't Lose), Michael Winslow (Police Academy), John Byner (Soap) and features William Haze (One Tree Hill) as RoboDoc. The film was co-produced by Donald Tynes and directed by Stephen Maddocks. RoboDoc is being distributed by National Lampoon. More information and the movie trailer can be found at www.nationallampoon.com and www.robodocthemovie.com.

About National Lampoon

National Lampoon Inc. has been a dominant force in the U.S. comedy world for almost 40 years, producing and licensing content for a broad array of media and entertainment segments. These include feature films, television programming, online and interactive entertainment, home video, radio, books and of course - magazines. The company also owns interests in all major National Lampoon properties, including National Lampoon's Animal House, the National Lampoon Vacation series and National Lampoon's Van Wilder. National Lampoon content reaches nearly one in four of all 18 to 24-year-old college students in America today. The company has three core operating divisions: National Lampoon Films, which includes production along with theatrical and video distribution of feature films; College Marketing Division; and National Lampoon Networks, providing humor content through a number of online platforms. These include its National Lampoon College TV Network, the National Lampoon Humor Network (comprised of the most trafficked humor sites on the Web), Toga TV.com (the company's broadband channel), the Drunk University Network, and the National Lampoon Video Network, which includes channels on YouTube, AOL, Yahoo, Joost, and a number of digital video platforms across the Internet. These are all anchored by the award winning comedy website www.nationallampoon.com

SOURCE National Lampoon Inc.


'/>"/>
SOURCE National Lampoon Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. New HIMSS Analytics Survey Reveals Healthcare Business Associates Are Unprepared for Data Breach
2. United American Healthcare Corporation Announces Fiscal 2010 First Quarter Results
3. Long-standing San Francisco Healthcare Consulting Organization is Now Lumetra Healthcare Solutions
4. The Ensign Group Secures $40 Million Loan From GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services
5. Patients Can Now Find Their Perfect Healthcare Match at Find aTop Doc .com
6. Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. Executes Agreement to Acquire a 62,000 SF Medical Office Building Located in Baltimore, Maryland
7. Quest Diagnostics to Speak at the Lazard Capital Markets 6th Annual Healthcare Conference
8. U.S. Healthcare Efficiency Index(TM) Launches Primary Data Collection to Measure Current State of Electronic Adoption and Potential Cost Savings
9. Compirion Healthcare Solutions Wins Consulting Contracts With Three Hospitals
10. Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. Executes Agreement to Acquire a 108,500 SF Medical Office Building Located in Spartanburg, South Carolina
11. Healthcare Organizations Face Tough Marketing Challenges - GY&K Asks Are You Relevant?
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/10/2016)... MI (PRWEB) , ... February 10, 2016 , ... ... Apifiny® across their network of laboratory service centers across the country. Launched ... to aid clinicians in the detection of prostate cancer. Apifiny order volume exceeded 3,000 ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... Pediatric therapists are ... patients. Research shows that the Goal Attainment Scale (GAS) captures 20% more change ... and learn more about the Goal Attainment Scale, Education Resources Inc. is offering ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... , ... February 10, 2016 , ... ... will attend the Ohio Safety Congress and Expo event March 9-11, 2016. Hosted ... Greater Columbus Convention Center. , As the longest running and largest worker's ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... Everseat has joined the ... available to physicians. The integration will enable Allscripts users to post open appointments ... free mobile app. , The partnership gives Everseat substantial added power to help ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... , ... February 10, 2016 ... ... – 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224, February 26th: Amateur & Professional ... Elite Division - Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm | Ticket Prices $30, Social ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/10/2016)... ORLANDO, Fla. , Feb. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... of technologies and products that help uncover the ... and Swift Biosciences Inc., a developer of innovative ... collaboration and co-marketing partnership aimed at enabling translational ... few as a couple hundred tumor and normal ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... Fla. , Feb. 9, 2016  Until recently, ... were surgery or liposuction. Thankfully, the FDA approved the ... them to death. Coolsculpting was originally approved in 2010 ... the thighs and now the chin. With this add-on ... Center can use a smaller applicator, the CoolMini, to ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... India , February 10, 2016 ... The "Personalized Medicine, Targeted Therapeutics and Companion Diagnostic ... Trends, Technologies, Participants, and Environment" research report indicates ... worth over $149 billion by 2020 growing at ... up of companion diagnostics and targeted therapeutics and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: