Can Patients Ban Facebook from the OR?

A couple of years back my wife went in for surgery. Her only request to the surgeon was that healing statements be read. The surgeon generally agreed. Now should either of us need to go in for a serious procedure, I’m going insist on something else: a written pledge against the use of technology for […]

Health Care and Congress: It’s Time for a Walk in the Woods

by Leonard J. Marcus, PhD, Barry C. Dorn, MD, and Eric J. McNulty A Democratic Congress passed health care reform. A Republican House of Representatives is bent on repealing it. The latest Republican budget proposal calls for significant structural changes in Medicare and Medicaid. We have already seen that the back-and-forth is going to be […]