Author | Jonathan Leffert, MD




Having Insurance Does Not Make Care Affordable

July 20, 2017

A physician receives a hefty out-of-pocket medical bill and ponders what other patients in his situation are forced to do.

In-flight Emergencies: Is There a Doctor On Board?

June 15, 2017

It's time to better educate, and equip physicians and flight crews for common in-flight emergencies, according to this doc.

AMA Urges Patient-first Language to Destigmatize Obesity

May 22, 2017

Four years after declaring obesity a disease, the national doctor's group is urging new terminology for physicians to use in exam rooms.

Are Free-Standing ERs a Rip-Off?

April 20, 2017

Unaffiliated ERs are becoming popular due to their convenience, but are the high prices worth the level of care?