After receiving almost the exact same care at two different hospitals, this patient was stunned when she received both bills on the same day.
Bump says that more controls need to be put in place to make sure only necessary payments are made.
Dr. Neel Shah: "In low-risk women, the number one reason to do a c-section on someone who’s started in labor is something we call failure to progress. It’s a very...
At its core, this debate is not about the superiority of midwives over doctors or hospitals over homes. It is about treatment intensity and when enough is enough.
Specialists make 45% more than primary care physicians, and orthopedists make 224% more than pediatricians.
Imagine feeling a lump on your body, visiting a doctor, and then waiting seven months (if you are lucky) to find out whether it is cancer.
A report released today from a group founded by Steward Health Care System and the union, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, says that disparities in hospital costs and financing are...