As Elliott Fisher of the Dartmouth Atlas Project has discovered, more money does not always mean better health care.
The best protection against bioterror could be an enhanced immune system. But human biology might pose a problem.
When a medical mistake is made, full disclosure and a sincere apology could be better for everyone involved.
Point: Yes, it will help prevent diseases; Counterpoint: No, it was inadequately tested.
What can hospitals learn from Toyota and other industry icons? Four paradigm-shifting strategies that improve efficiency and care.
First, a predicted glut; now, an apparent shortage. Getting physician supply to match demand is hard; getting it wrong could be devastating.
Marianne J. Legato, founder of the field of gender-specific medicine, is only beginning to uncover how different the sexes are.
As more of us choose a different way to die, a philosophy has become an industry, raising questions about access, quality—and profits.
Disgraced stem-cell scientist Woo Suk Hwang has become exhibit A in the case for tightening scrutiny of apparent medical advances.
Transplant surgeon Amy Friedman argues: Since we can’t get enough organs for free, why not pay for them?
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