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“Seeing” Health Costs

By Sriranjani Padmanabhan He was a 24-year-old African American man with no history of medical or eye problems.   On an ordinary Thursday evening at...

Playing Roulette with a Life

By Sarah Smith, MD Another backboarded body rolls in. I slip from my perch at the computer and greet the emergency medical technician. “Seizure. Lasted...

The Value of Coding Knowledge

By Michelle Del Monico As health care providers are tasked with more administrative duties such as documentation, coding, and billing, the goal to minimize health...

I’ll Do It for $1,110

By Robert Gray, MD Where I’m from, you can have someone killed for $5000.  I will do it for $1,110. I’m a hand surgeon. I...

Labor and Delivery

By Ashley Lane On December 31, 2011 right before midnight, I took the test of excitement and new beginnings and found out that I...