Why do people give doctors and hospitals high ratings? The answer may have little to do with health care quality.
The relationship between patient satisfaction scores and medical outcomes is complicated ... and troubling.
Every year, upward of 12 million Americans see a physician and come away with a wrong diagnosis.
Enjoyment of music is one of the last brain functions lost in people with Alzheimer's disease. This finding could help in treating or slowing the disease.
A warmer-than-normal reading is a red flag that your body is fighting off infection.
Delivered at the annual meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges, Nov. 2018. I served as speech writer for Darrell Kirch, MD, president and CEO.
Setting up ground rules is essential.