In this election season, if we’re serious about lowering our health care spending, there are nine areas where we need to start...and everyone is afraid to touch them.
To the Editor:
In the June 2008 issue of Emergency Physician Monthly, Dr. Henry writes a column entitled “Should Sepsis be the Friend of the Elderly?” This piece presents a disturbing and controversial perspective of aging, health economics, and ethics...
An understanding of health care reform must begin with one reality: the government giveth and it taketh away
Before we can address the macro issues of lowering costs, we must address our culture of over-testing
Early goal-directed therapy raises the age-old question about end-of-life treatment in the ED. How much is too much?
Direct-to-consumer drug advertising might seem egregious, but the onus is on you, the EP, to make the call.
The truth is, “Marketplace medicine” may not work. Are we asking the tough questions about health care economics?
Will in-store clinics help with ED overcrowding or become a drain on reimbursement?