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Concierge Medicine

Uber for Health Care? Think Again

Saquib Rahim | Posted 02.16.2015 | Home
Saquib Rahim

Clearly there are some health care startups that will meaningfully improve health care. But there is justifiable concern that too many are focused on the wrong patients and wrong problems using technology with limited applicability.

Concierge Medicine: Is It Worth It?

Erin Havel | Posted 05.25.2014 | Home
Erin Havel

What kind of treatment do the VIP patients get for the extra money they pay? The answer is, the exact same coverage they are entitled to through their regular insurance policy that they have already purchased.

Can Obamacare Fix Obama's Care?

David H. Newman, M.D. | Posted 04.02.2014 | Home
David H. Newman, M.D.

In early 2010, Barack Obama saw the White House physician. This, the presidential check-up, may be an ideal symbol -- and a starting point -- for what ails American medicine.

The Health Care Option Most 20-Somethings Didn't Think They Could Afford

Ilana Jacqueline | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Ilana Jacqueline

I steadily unloaded what had felt like a permanent weight off my shoulders and into my doctor's hands. With him managing my treatment, other doctors, and making sure I would never have to spend hours explaining myself before getting emergency treatment -- I could have a life again.

Some Super Rich People Have Their Own Emergency Rooms

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.16.2012 | Home

Money may not be able to buy happiness, but it can pay for you to avoid the headache of a waiting room. And that's a start. Some wealthy household...

Two of Cable's Best Return This Week

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 03.11.2012 | Home
Jackie K. Cooper

wo of the best shows on cable return this week. They are White Collar and Royal Pains. Both shows have built a loyal fan base over the years, and each show has shown improvement year after year.

"Main Street" Health Care Reform: Pay Cash, Bid for Discounts

Kari Henley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Kari Henley

Last week, I opened a discussion about our nation's struggles with health care. My heart went out to the comments from readers, who have life threaten...