You sit passively and let the doctor lecture you. You don’t take notes. You don’t ask questions. Don’t be that patient.
Don't accept rushed care, a lack of attention or unclear instructions from your doctors. As a patient, you have the right to expect better.
To find out which breakthroughs are set to reshape healthcare in the coming year, Cleveland Clinic asked 100 of its top experts — people who focus on patient care very day.
When debating the future of healthcare, it's important to know the facts.
Americans talk about our healthcare “system.” But it’s not really a system at all. It’s a hodgepodge. Here’s how we, in healthcare, can find efficiencies that have worked in other industries.
It has been more than three years since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law. Find out a few ways patient care has changed so far.
You’re sitting in a room with other patients as your doctor and other medical staff address the group. It's still a doctor's visit -- your vitals are taken and your medications discussed -- but it's done in a group setting.
A working group from the National Cancer Institute recommends changing the definition of cancer to help improve approaches to the disease. Oncologist Mikkael Sekeres, MD, talks about this welcome shift.
America, get ready. You’re about to wake up to a whole new world of healthcare. We are moving from a healthcare system of the 1950’s into a model better suited for a population of the 21st century.
Technology has touched every facet of medicine. It’s helped us diagnose, prevent, monitor and treat patients. And we’re only becoming more technologically dependent.