It’s no secret that our current healthcare system is a structure of “haves” and “have nots.” Racial and ethnic disparities in care have been well documented. This is especially true in access and treatment for diseases such as breast cancer. There are many reasons for this – genetic, cultural, socio-economic, access, and beliefs about preventive…
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Your Right to Privacy
As a consumer, you have certain rights when it comes to medical care. The Consumer Bill of Rights and Responsibilities, better known as the Patient Bill of Rights has been around since 1998 – with three main objectives: ensure a fair and equitable healthcare system to meet patient needs; this includes a means to address…
Closing the HIT Generation Gap
EHR adoption is growing, although some doctors are still resisting
Is 50 OLD any more?
They say there’s no place like home
The new health reform bill wants to give everyone a home.