Dr Marzouka discusses the fact that patients cannot shop around for a better deal when going to the emergency department and are almost never presented with the cost of care prior to receiving it.
All articles by George Marzouka, MD
When politicians attempt to make changes to health policy based on sentiments rather than on evidence-based conclusions, physicians often find themselves trying to meet unrealistic expectations.
In 2015, 1 in 20 adults in the United States experienced a diagnostic error every year; yet by the beginning of 2019, nothing had been done to improve the situation.
On the surface, a plan to get able-bodied individuals back to work in order to maintain their Medicaid benefits sounds reasonable — until it’s not.
While CAC scores may be indicative of CHD, ordering CT scans on young, otherwise healthy individuals may place a burden on the health care system.