Category Archives: How-To for Patients
The New York Times Magazine | By ELISABETH ROSENTHAL | MARCH 29, 2017 “… A scan showed she was suffering from a subarachnoid hemorrhage. A vessel had burst, and blood was
KHN Kaiser Health News | By Shefali Luthra March 31, 2017 For more than two decades, Celeste Thompson, 57, a home care worker in Missoula, Mont., had not had regular contact
CTMirror | By: Arielle Levin Becker | March 27, 2017 This story is the latest in a series on how to better navigate the health care system. So you’re coming down with
Peter Pronovost MD PhD; July 13, 2016 &amp;amp;amp;lt;img alt=”Ask These Three Questions to Get Better Healthcare” class=”StretchedBox W(100%) H(100%) ie-7_H(a)” src=”http://l1.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/pGelLrxhyWLHhEQ_rHVqJA–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjtzbT0xO3c9ODAw/http://media.zenfs.com/en-US/homerun/robb_report_221/d691e2362bfc8c7ee4a9ee6924453fd6″/&amp;amp;amp;gt; These three key questions can transform healthcare decisions.
By Ryan White March 04, 2016 | USC Center for Health Journalism As someone who has spent quite a bit of time as a visitor at a hospital recently,
CMS reports these outcomes for patients who are admitted to the hospital for a heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), stroke, coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)
by Marshall Allen and Olga Pierce, ProPublica July 13, 2015 In February 2012, LaVerne Stiles went to Citrus Memorial Hospital near her home in central Florida for what should have
In response for the call to reduce the costs associated with health care, hospitals are trying new ways to treat patients without the higher costs by providing hospital-level treatment at
My friend and fellow advocate, Ilene Corina, wrote: “Just imagine walking into a supermarket and the carts are all sitting in the aisles so scattered you can barely get through.
Did you know that common objects like stethoscopes in a hospital can be contaminated with disease-causing germs? Or that the best time to schedule surgery is during banking hours? 10