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Quality of Care

What's the ObamaCare GPA? The ABCs of Giving a Grade to the Affordable Care Act

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 06.22.2014 | Politics
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

I want to grade what the ACA is doing for me now. Because that's where healthcare reform hits the road, in the care that each of us pays lots of dollars to receive.

National Sibling Day: The importance of Siblings and the Care That We Must Provide Them

Jay Scott | Posted 06.10.2014 | Impact
Jay Scott

In life, there are only a handful of people who can say they have known you for your entire life. Among them, of course are your parents, but also those who stand beside you, your comrades, your siblings.

The Courage And Triumph Of The Patient

Leah Binder | Posted 02.15.2014 | Business
Leah Binder

Many providers still do not grasp that improving patient experience requires something more than studying the issue and implementing a few new policies.

Mushroom-Barley Soup and Other Red Flags

Stacey Gordon | Posted 02.05.2013 | Fifty
Stacey Gordon

Mushroom-barley soup, a staple of my childhood, lovingly prepared by Grandma Mollie, was the most delicious soup I'd ever tasted. Grandma Mollie always got it just right, but this time, something was awry.

Flawed: Consumer Review Sites for Dentists and Physicians

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 02.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

As a dentist, I have to say that online ratings for the medical fields are not very helpful.

Who Is the Most Important Stakeholder in Health Care?

Roni Zeiger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Roni Zeiger

Consumers need to be part of the health care conversation and doctors and patients alike need better access to basic data about what works and what doesn't.