By Leah Binder, Contributor Forbes. We learned Tuesday (Editor: the 2018 midterm election) that health care is a big concern for voters, with exit polling from CNN, NBC and other major outlets showing 40 percent of Americans picked… Read More
By Christina Jewett and Mark Alesia, USA Today Network. The surgery went fine. Her doctors left for the day. Four hours later, Paulina Tam started gasping for air. Internal bleeding was cutting off her windpipe,… Read More
State licensing system keeps patients in the dark. By John Fauber of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Matt Wynn and Kristina Fiore of MedPage Today. Like traveling medicine hucksters of old, doctors who run into trouble today can hopscotch from state… Read More
By Garcia-Retamero, Galesic M. From ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. In the past decade, the number of lawsuits for medical malpractice has risen significantly. This could affect the way doctors make decisions for their patients. To investigate whether and why… Read More
By Orly Avitzur, M.D. – Consumer Reports on Health. The more physicians you see, the greater the chance of miscommunication and overtreatment. My colleague referred her father to me with apologies. The 78-year-old retired...
Patients suffer as agency shields troubled hospitals. Clean bills of health are awarded despite deaths, infection outbreaks. By Michael J. Berens and Bruce Japsen, the Chicago Tribune. The nation’s most influential health-care regulator frequently serves the… Read More