The good old days of "doctor knows best" are as good as gone, according to Eric Topol, renowned cardiologist at Scripps Translational Science Institute, in his new book, "The Patient Will See You Now."
A consumer group is filing a lawsuit alleging that Aetna discriminates against patients with H.I.V. when it requires these patients to obtain medications exclusively throughout its own mail-order pharmacy, reports The New York Times.
Although the U.S. provides free and universal healthcare for patients over 65, it still lags significantly behind other industrialized countries in its delivery of care for this age segment, reports The New York Times.
Gourmet food, posh pillows, lobby waterfalls, original art and valet parking are among the amenities that hospitals are offering patients to lure them away from competitors, according to an article in The Dallas Morning News.
Undocumented immigrants won’t get Affordable Care Act coverage under President Obama’s executive order, but it will pave the way for many more Latinos getting health insurance, reports Politico.