Commentary

Law & Medicine

‘Captain of the ship’ doctrine

Under the “Captain of the Ship” doctrine, physicians may face growing liability risks from their assistants’ negligence.

Heart of the Matter

I’M NOT A PROVIDER

Health care isn’t a commodity, and patients aren’t customers. We’re not talking about shoes.

Law & Medicine

Patients who record office visits

Is it legal for patients to record conversations with physicians without physicians’ knowledge?

News

New Medicare cards

The switch began on April 1, and is expected to take about a year as the CMS processes about half a dozen states at a time.

Commentary

On cardiology training

I recently received a letter from a former fellow who completed his training almost 25 years ago, thanking me for guiding him through his...

Opinion

Grind it out

“And five more, four more, three more, two more, one more, and done!” Just when you thought you could not stand the searing pain any longer, it...

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