Commentary

Opinion

Is there a (robotic) doctor in the house?

Research published by Washington University’s Center for Advanced Studies in Adaptive Systems (CASAS) describes a technology that aims to help...

Opinion

Office of Inspector General

Health care fraud, waste, and abuse consume some 10% of federal health expenditures.

Commentary

How I became a better doctor

Dr. Richard W. Cohen describes how his experience as a patient changed his perspective on practicing medicine.

Opinion

‘Time lost is brain lost’

The plaintiff will typically be disqualified from offering medical testimony, unless there is “common knowledge.”

Opinion

Labeling of medication warnings

Issuing timely warnings regarding medical products promotes patient safety, and the law appears to place the major onus on the manufacturer.

Opinion

Our EHRs have a drug problem

Setting up electronic prescribing of controlled substances in an electronic record can be costly and incredibly time consuming.

Opinion

How thin should we go?

Dr. Douglas S. Paauw describes the best approach to anticoagulation in patients with atrial fibrillation who are on anticoagulation, then have a...

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