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  • Keeping solo practice more difficult for doctors

    Keeping solo practice more difficult for doctors
    The thing that Dr. Ralph Nobo misses most about the old days, when he started his ob-gyn practice some 30 years ago, is the connection he had with his patients. "You were there for the patient, and the patient was there for you. And that's being lost,"...
  • Paul Sassone: Membership medicine rubs me wrong

    Are you tired of ... Yes! Wait, wait. I haven't asked the question, yet. Are you tired of spending more time in your doctor's waiting room than with your doctor? That question is pretty much the first sentence of a letter I received the other day....
  • River Forest doctor leads team assisting Nepal earthquake victims

    River Forest doctor leads team assisting Nepal earthquake victims
    When NorthShore Orthopedic physician Dr. Victoria Brander and her colleague Dr. David Stulberg founded Operation Walk Chicago in 2005, they had no idea how much the organization would be needed when crises hit. Operation Walk Chicago provides hip and...
  • Chicago-area doctors aid victims of earthquakes in Nepal

    Chicago-area doctors aid victims of earthquakes in Nepal
    Dr. Scott Cordes was operating on a patient Tuesday when the hospital building in Nepal began to violently shake. He could hear screams throughout the hospital as nurses and family members tried to evacuate patients. Cordes, an assistant clinical...
  • Be a savvy hospital shopper

    Source: Harvard Men's Health Watch When you need to find a hospital or medical center to have non-emergency surgery or a diagnostic procedure, you often have a choice--assuming you clear it with your insurance provider. But how do you figure out the best...
  • No one between you and your doctor

    No one between you and your doctor
    The biggest beneficiaries of Obamacare are the insurance companies by adding over 10 million new insured citizens with government-subsidized premiums and creating a myriad of new, confusing policies. Health care is the biggest, and probably the most...
  • The naked patient: The modesty movement won't take it lying down

    The naked patient: The modesty movement won't take it lying down
    Patient modesty might seem like an oxymoron when those seeking medical care are routinely told to strip, lie back and let the professionals do their work. But to many people, everything about those instructions induces anxiety and even anger. They...
  • What's best for doctors is best for patients? Maybe not.

    What's best for doctors is best for patients? Maybe not.
    In September 2013, just as Covered California was preparing to enroll a million new patients in the state's healthcare system, the state Senate caved to pressure from the California Medical Assn. and voted down a bill that would empower nurse...
  • Hobart named Carroll Hospital's April Physician of the Month

    Dr. Dona Hobart, breast surgeon and medical director of Carroll Hospital's Center for Breast Health, was named Carroll Hospital's April Physician of the Month. A physician affiliated with Carroll Hospital for close to two years, Hobart was recognized...
  • National Nurses Week celebrates health care's essential professionals

    There are many reasons a person might go into nursing, but Helen Goodman says she first thought about the profession when she was 13 years old. "I used to watch 'ER' and 'Chicago Hope' with my mom and I thought 'Wow, that would be a cool job.' Fast...
  • Electronic medical records propelling South Florida tech hub growth

    Electronic medical records propelling South Florida tech hub growth
    Imagine if you never had to fill out another patient information form at a doctor's office again. That's the promise of a new portable patient health record service developed by Boca Raton-based InfoPeHR. For $35, patients can buy a credit card-sized...