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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...
Scott sisters to leave prison Friday, kidney transplant awaits
After 16 years in prison and countless pleas for their release, two sisters who have pledged to share a kidney will...
Debate over autism and vaccines rages on despite researcher’s downfall
For years, experts have known that a 1998 paper linking childhood vaccines to autism was fatally flawed. British...
Health spending rose in 2009, but at low rate
Total national health spending grew by 4% in 2009, the slowest rate of increase in 50 years, as people lost their...
Limits on test drugs add to patients' ordeals
Lorraine Heidke-McCartin, 54, has experienced heartening victories and wrenching setbacks in her fight with breast...
Doctor will Skype you now:More MDs use Web for house calls
Web camera doctors' appointments have their benefits and their drawbacks. Free online video-chat services let doctors...
AT&T, Vitality offer wireless pill caps
AT&T announced that it will be partnering with Vitality to sell Vitality GlowCaps on Amazon.com. The AT&T...
Simple blood test to reveal cancer at low levels
Harvard University medical researchers are developing a new test to make monitoring cancer in patients easier and...
Embryonic stem cells may help elderly battle blindness
A therapy derived from human embryonic stem cells may help millions of Americans battle a common form of blindness...

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