By John Loughnane, MD “Bob’s” voice was different on the phone. “John, I think something is really wrong this time.” As a member of Commonwealth Care Alliance (CCA), a nonprofit
By Rebecca Thorsness When I was in elementary school I was diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. All things considered, the late 1990s were a great time to receive the diagnosis,
By Sumit Agarwal, MD My patient – call her Mrs. Abigail – arrived in clinic on a blustery autumn morning, concerned about swelling in her legs and hands. It came
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS FEBRUARY 01, 2017 On the heels of a tumultuous election season that promised the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, many Americans continue to face uncertainty about how
By Vaidehi Mujumdar I walked into the ICU room to find Mary* lying in the bed curled up, a small spot in a pool of white sheets haphazardly covering her.