By Vineet Arora, Chris Moriates, and September Wallingford Oftentimes that can be how hospitalists feel as they “battle” to provide high-value care (better care at lower cost) for their patients.
By Travis Doering Rrrrrrrp. Tall and short, thick and thin, black, white, and every shade in between, rolls of tape hold a hospital together. For everything that moves but shouldn’t,
By Mukul Mehra, MD Clinicians must promote value-based care, but there is an assumption that one has defined cost and quality. The two can be discordant, in that low-cost and high-quality
By Florence Collins What would you do if you the doctor said you needed a surgery that would cost around $35,000 out of pocket? Before making any life-changing decisions, Pauline* decided
By Meghan Checkley Often, the ER is a point of contact for patients who do not have a primary care doctor or do not regularly seek health care. When such
By Abraar Karan The cost of medical service provision in the United States is one of the most palpable strains on the healthcare system, but we must not forget that cost