Doctors Need to Respect Patients’ Cultural Beliefs
A recent interaction with a Muslim family reminded Dennis Rosen just how critical it is that he incorporates cultural and religious beliefs into treatment plans whenever possible.
The Effect Your Doctor’s Words Can Have on Your Well-Being
Placebos, nocebos, and the importance of communicating with our physicians.
Why Health Care Inflation May Lead to Cheaper Health Care
There’s a possible silver lining in the almost unchecked and seemingly unstoppable rise in the cost of U.S. health care, and it will be apparent once you start paying for more of your day-to-day needs.
Should Patients Determine How Much Hospitals Get Paid?
Op-ed: Talking openly with patients is necessary to improve medicine, but what happens when a tough conversation gets factored into payment?
Review: Seeing Haiti’s Distress as People, Not Statistics
The new book "A Promise in Haiti" focuses on three families and puts meat on the bones of a nation most of the world sees as just a carcass.