Parents must weigh convenience against doctors who know their child’s full medical history
Providers take advantage of a guideline loophole to discriminate
Minneapolis-St. Paul area wins because of Minnesota’s intense competition between hospitals and doctors
15-year-old Morgan Gleason is in the hospital for meningitis after she got an infusion for an autoimmune disorder, Forbes reports.
But she doesn’t think her doctors are treating her right, and she let them know via video. On Tuesday, her mom recorded her complaints about her treatment, including being awakened by doctors who drop by …
Shared medical appointments, or group visits, are becoming a popular — and possibly more satisfying — way to see the doctor.
When it comes to treating their kids’ cuts and bruises, more parents are turning to the convenience of retail pediatric clinics. Are they a good substitute for the pediatrician’s office?
Score one for pushy parents. The families of two children with cystic fibrosis who need new lungs but were ineligible for adult organs have successfully used the courts and public opinion to get their daughter and son on the …
We’re supposed to be more proactive about our health, and engage in making decisions that can impact our care. But what if that decision-sharing just adds to our medical bills?
Missed diagnoses out-ranked medication overdoses and surgical mistakes in causing the most patient harm.
It’s a basic tenet of smart shopping — compare prices so you can find the best deal. Doctors, however, are often in the dark about what medical tests cost.
As a surgeon, I want to commend Steven Brill on an outstanding article. A detailed discussion about the pricing and profits in health care is long overdue. You succeeded in putting a personal face on this crisis, and yes, …
How much does it cost to stay healthy? Readers shared their thoughts — and their remarkable health care charges — following Steven Brill’s recent TIME cover story, “Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us”
The cash flow for Sloan-Kettering comes from more than just drug markups. It also comes from the high pricing enabled by a great brand and an enterprise that has learned how to expand the reach of its brand