About a year ago, I shared details of my own out of pocket medical expenses and concluded that we have to have to be more transparent with ...
I have long been a fan of the “Case Records of the Massachusetts General Hospital,” which is published weekly in the New England Journal of ...
Heart attack survivors may do quite well after discharge, only to face difficulties returning to work, continuing rehabilitation, or other barriers to recovery.
For each of the last several years, we have held a retreat for the leadership of our medical group. In the early years, we used the meeting ...
There is an old gag about an intensely optimistic child whose bright outlook on life is so irrepressible that when he is presented with a r...
It is clear that the way that health care gets paid for in the United States is undergoing rapid change. What is not at all clear, at least ...
Physicians should consider culture, autonomy and resources before jumping in.
Two articles in the New England Journal of Medicine caught my eye. Although they appear to address very different subjects, I believe they ...
This issue covers the debate about statins guidelines, evidence-based guidelines for gout, and physicians-in-training who face discrimination.
When a condition stumps the experts, the experts turn to a center of last resort, the federal Undiagnosed Diseases Program at the National Institutes of Health. Medical teams take a “big picture” view and a fresh eye to pick up on what may have