To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.
The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.
As Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains, it’s a “procedure” that’s causing some controversy.
Have you noticed that your doctor might be spending more time looking at the computer than looking at you during your appointment?
Conflict-of-interest policies now restrict interactions between drug reps and doctors but nurses and other medical personnel still get gifts.
The head of the Pennsylvania Medical Society foresees an at least temporary shortage of doctors as the new federal health care law continues to roll out.
How can it be illegal to fill a prescription if actually given by a doctor?
Legally, does your doctor have the right to refuse to treat you?
A patient navigator helps those diagnosed with cancer or other illnesses, navigate the health care system and understand their options.
If you’ve been misdiagnosed, can you sue the doctor? Sometimes.
Resident work hours are time limits placed on doctors in training to limit the amount of time they can work, reduce fatigue and reduce mistakes. But now the concept needs revisiting.
Non compliance is the medical term used for when patients don’t follow through with what the doctor has advised or prescribed. Usually, poor communication is to blame.
In recent years, quality has become a buzzword in healthcare. But ‘quality’ is increasingly being linked with saving money, and that might not be best for patients.
Post exposure prophylaxis – or PEP – is important, especially for people who work in any area of health care.
According to the most recent study, 42% of doctors say they are ‘dissatisfied’ or ‘very dissatisfied’ in their medical practices.