By Bridget Lovett In 2008, at the age of 22 I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism and began my experience with the American health care system and how to care for
By Hannah Hayes Das Boot While there are worse times to sprain an ankle and chip a bone than just one week before a longawaited trip to Venice, I couldn’t think
By Amit Vashist, MD, MBA “Dr. Vashist, I’m sorry to bother but you really need to look at this medication being taken by our patient.” My hospital pharmacist gently
By Jordan Harmon If you haven’t noticed, our health system is extremely complex. There are hundreds of surgical and non-surgical sub-specialties, thousands of hospital systems, and billions of medications prescribed
By Maya Dewan, MD, MPH In today’s world, a simple online search yields endless information about the quality and cost of restaurants, retail shops, even pets, but finding information on
By Ramesh Nathan, MD I recently was invited to participate in a research study, looking at the economic impact of a new drug for the treatment of Clostridium difficile infection.