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Obama aministration shelves doctor ’mystery shoppers’ plan
The Obama administration said Tuesday that it had shelved plans for a survey in which "mystery shoppers" posing as...
Portland, OR doc makes house calls by bicycle
Before leaving the office to visit a homebound patient, Tony Ohotto, MD, gathered a few necessities: his stethoscope...
’Mystery shoppers’ to monitor access to docs
Alarmed by a shortage of primary care doctors, Obama administration officials are recruiting a team of "mystery...
How Can Physicians Close the Disparity Gap?
Under healthcare reform, millions of currently uninsured will be become part of the insured, and it is hoped, will be...
Web Exclusive: Plastic Surgeons Trivialize Cancer in Implant Patients, Group Says
Two plastic surgeon organizations have urged their members to misrepresent the risks of unusual cases of lymphoma to...
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...
Second person denied AZ transplant coverage dies
A second transplant candidate denied coverage because of state budget cuts has died, and hospital officials say the...
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...
Sebelius: Repealing healthcare law returns power to insurance companies
Repealing the new federal healthcare law will put power back in the hands of insurance companies and take away new...
US alters rule on paying for end-of-life planning
The Obama administration, reversing course, will revise a Medicare regulation to delete references to end-of-life...
Book: The Healthcare Executive's Guide to Urgent Care Centers and Freestanding EDs
One in five Americans lacks adequate access to primary care physicians and even those patients with insurance and a...