Having Insurance Does Not Make Care Affordable
A physician receives a hefty out-of-pocket medical bill and ponders what other patients in his situation are forced to do.
In-flight Emergencies: Is There a Doctor On Board?
It's time to better educate, and equip physicians and flight crews for common in-flight emergencies, according to this doc.
AMA Urges Patient-first Language to Destigmatize Obesity
Four years after declaring obesity a disease, the national doctor's group is urging new terminology for physicians to use in exam rooms.
Are Free-Standing ERs a Rip-Off?
Unaffiliated ERs are becoming popular due to their convenience, but are the high prices worth the level of care?
Would the American Health Care Act Benefit Patients?
A lot has been said about the proposed GOP healthcare bill, but, if implemented, would it be beneficial?
A Doctor's Interpretation of the Failed Aetna-Humana Merger
Humana and Aetna's merger didn't work out — but the real story is how much Aetna was willing to pay to just back out of the agreement.
Less is More When it Comes to Prescribing Medication
Prescribing more medication to a patient isn't always the answer and can be dangerous, as this doctor recently learned.
The VA Giving NPs Practice Independence is a Mistake
One doctor thinks the Department of Veterans Affairs made a huge mistake in giving nurse practitioners independence practice authority.
Do EHRs Make Sense from a Financial Perspective?
From this doctor's point of view, EHRs make little sense when it comes to dollars and cents.
The United States Health Care Delivery System in 2016
After watching the final Presidential debate of the 2016 election, one physician wonders where do we go from here?
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