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Spend Less. Live Better.

By Diane Scheb  RN, MSN Spend less.  Live better.  Except, she didn’t have that long to live.  Maybe 10 days. . . probably not. Thirty-three years...

Give Lungs a Chance

By Danielle Moriates, RN When babies are born prematurely, they often lack surfactant – a soapy substance produced in the lungs that helps to...

Not as Simple as We Think

By Kristin Morin, MSN RN I wish lowering healthcare costs was as easy as “cost awareness”, but as one patient put it, “I never...

A Second-Rate Life

By Kunal Arya Last year, I underwent a colectomy, a surgery that removed my entire colon. Afterwards, I had to wear a temporary waste-collecting pouch...

Because I Can

By Christen McCurdy Sometime while I was still in high school, my mom began to have trouble breathing. She had never had asthma before;...

Managing Care Through Guidelines

By Peter Nesbitt In 1991, The Managed Care Alliance (TMCA) began providing medical care to thousands of patients in South Eastern Pennsylvania and over...

Dizzying Costs

By Kevin Davis It started with a mild case of nausea and got progressively worse. I became dizzy and shaky, but tried to ignore...