Doctor-patient discussions neglect potential harms of lung cancer screening, study finds

August 13, 2018 – “Although national guidelines advise doctors to discuss the benefits and harms of lung cancer screening with high-risk patients because of a high rate of false positives and other factors, those conversations aren’t happening the way they should be, according to a study by researchers from the University of North Carolina Lineberger…

What Confusion About Health Insurance Looks Like In The Doctor’s Office

September 29, 2017 – “As the country considers ways to once again reform its healthcare system, we have to remember that competition among insurance companies can become so confusing as to bewilder patients and physicians, thereby thwarting their ability to get affordable treatments for people with serious illnesses like rheumatoid arthritis. When it comes to…