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Doctors seek MBA's to grapple with health care reform

Jun 3, 2013
As health care reform starts upending the economics of medicine, the Kelley School -- a top-20 MBA program, based in Indiana -- is looking to cash in by launching an online MBA for just doctors.
Posted In: doctor, health care, Affordable Care Act

Patients should discuss money with their doctors

Nov 9, 2012
When you receive bad news from your physician, money is often the last thing on your mind. But it's something you should consider. One doctor offers a few tips.
Posted In: Health, health care, doctor, patient advocate

Study: U.S. doctors are 'burned out'

Aug 21, 2012
A new study from the Mayo Clinic shows high burnout rates among physicians compared with the general public, especially for emergency room, family and general internal medicine doctors.
Posted In: doctor, medicine, Mayo Clinic

Getting bossy with doctors for cheaper treatment

May 3, 2012
A new study finds financial incentives push doctors to offer pricier elective treatments. But CEOs can push back.
Posted In: health care, doctor

A comparison-shopping site for health care

May 1, 2012
Silicon Valley venture capitalists bet big on a startup that says it will let consumers compare prices for medical procedures. Those can be very tough numbers to come by.
Posted In: doctor, comparison shopping, health care, castlight

Panel recommends a second opinion on medical tests

Apr 4, 2012
A panel of doctors is recommending that physicians and patients think twice before performing several common medical tests.
Posted In: Health, doctor, medical care

Can ignoring medical advice hurt your wallet?

Mar 23, 2012
Doctor and commentator John Schumann says it's a medical urban legend.
Posted In: Health, health care, doctor

The effort to keep the small town doctor around

Mar 16, 2012
As more and more people move to urban areas, how do you keep doctors down on the farm?
Posted In: doctor, medicine, rural America

New prescription for aspiring doctors

Feb 20, 2012
The Medical College Admission Test will require aspiring doctors to understand people as well as science.
Posted In: Health, doctor

WellPoint announces plan to boost doctor pay

Jan 27, 2012
The health insurer WellPoint today announced a plan to pay primary care doctors as much as 10 percent more, with the hope of reducing the overall cost of health care.
Posted In: WellPoint, doctor, Health, health care

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