Kaiser publishes physician ratings

Patients at Kaiser Permanente – or those considering a Kaiser health plan – can now see how other patients have rated their physicians. Kaiser announced on Wednesday that it’s now publishing […]

Study: Docs don’t provide new moms with infant care advice

After delivering baby, many new mothers are sent home without receiving infant care advice from their physicians. A new study funded by the National Institutes of Health found that many new […]

Priorities for birth control decision making

When it comes to discussing birth control options, women and their physicians have differing opinions about what’s most important. For doctors, the most important things to discuss are how to use […]

Wait time for doctor’s appointment varies by city

Patient wait times for doctor’s appointments vary widely from city to city, according to a study of 1,400 medical offices in 15 U.S. cities. Boston averages the longest waiting time for […]

Little white lies

Admit it, you’ve fibbed to your physician. Maybe you told your doctor you exercise five days a week, when you actually only hit the gym a couple times a week. Maybe you […]

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