Law & Medicine

Patients who record office visits

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


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.


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...


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...

Law & Medicine

How the ADA shapes health care

How do the requirements of the Americans With Disabilities Act determine physicians’ treatment duties?