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What happened to the family doctor?
Primary-care doctors take care of the young, the old and the in-between; the sick, the well and the dying. Ideally...
Opinion: Why Google Health really failed: It's about the money
As reported on TechCrunch, Google shut down its medical records and health data platform. Since then, there's been a...
Limits on test drugs add to patients' ordeals
Lorraine Heidke-McCartin, 54, has experienced heartening victories and wrenching setbacks in her fight with breast...
So young and so many pills
These days, the medicine cabinet is truly a family affair. More than a quarter of U.S. kids and teens are taking a...
Chinese hospitals are cauldrons of discontent
Forget the calls by many Chinese patients for more honest, better-qualified doctors. What this Shenyang...
The hospital’s growing role as care coordinator
Hospitals aren't known for making house calls. Once patients get their discharge papers, they take their chances with a...
Specialists address growing geriatrics’ workload
Paul Cary used to examine up to 30 patients a day at his senior-focused internal medicine practice in Dallas &ndash...
For NJ municipal health clinics and screenings, doctors volunteer
Although Obama has signed the health care bill, it will be years before there’s universal healthcare. With the...
For More Satisfied Patients, Try an Online Portal
For a growing number of American consumers—who do most of their banking, shopping, and communicating...
Consumer ads for medical devices subject of senate panel
While medical device makers increasingly pitch their products directly to consumers, some lawmakers, medical groups...

Book: The Complete Guide to Transforming the Patient Experience
The patient experience impacts all areas of healthcare, including patient satisfaction, quality (as measured by...