Ninety-four percent of practicing thoracic surgeons are men — and that’s an improvement on recent years.
It's "really about returning excess profits," a Kaiser Family Foundation executive says.
Drug companies can get creative with doctor incentives, and that can be problematic.
Economics of Disability
Getting the right health care once you outgrow your pediatrician can be tricky if you have a disability.
Demand for health care workers for seniors is far outpacing the supply right now. Throw more immigration curbs on top of that, and the problem just gets worse.
One reason for the interest in a more empathetic clinical staff stems from the fact that hospitals and physicians, increasingly, have financial incentives to keep patients out of the hospital.
Marketplace Tech Blogs
A New York hospital is introducing telescreens into the emergency room in an effort to save time — and possibly money.
There's lots of optimism as manufacturers crank out medical devices, but no one knows if the approach will save money.
Drug-related deaths highlight a critical need for more trained pathologists.
Want to know when it’s a good time to go to the hospital? Seems it’s when the doctors are being watched. Every few years the accrediting agency known as the Joint Commission conducts random hospital inspections. A new study out…