There was a time when many people had long-term relationships with a family doctor – someone who knew them and their families well. Now, it's high time for patients to take an active role in their own healthcare. Here's how.
American medicine has made astonishing strides over the past 50 years. This doesn't come cheap, though. While healthcare cost much less 60 years ago, no one is calling for a return to 1950s medicine.
Healthcare spending in America is out of control. These three approaches can make the country's people and bank balances healthier.
While it took us a while to get to this point, this new world of healthcare will be better for all of us. Patients, doctors, and the people who pay for healthcare services all will benefit.
Healthcare is a team sport. And you – the patient – are the No. 1 draft pick. It’s your body, your health, your life. Why shouldn’t you have a voice – and a strong one – in your own care?
As 2013 winds down, we’re all wondering: What will the government do for healthcare -- and what will healthcare do for the people of the United States.
A new computer-assisted, personalized sedation station aims to bring the cost of life-saving colonoscopies and other screenings down.
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.
Think of a Patient-Centered Medical Home like a football team, where every member has a position to play. They win by working to keep you healthy.
You have probably heard a lot of heated debate about the future of healthcare. But what do coming changes really mean for you, the patient?