Tag Archives: care

The commodification of health care is destroying the doctor-patient relationship

My elderly patients miss the days when, in an emergency, they could call their family doctor at home, and they’d be cared for. Retired doctors reminisce about the “good old days” when they were in charge of their own schedules and could prescribe whatever drug or test they felt necessary based on years of experience.… Read More »

Payer, 3 providers collaborate on mobile care effort in Charlotte

A health information exchange is enabling three healthcare organizations to coordinate care provided to needy patients in 2 mobile units deployed in Charlotte, N.C. The organizations have formed ONE Charlotte Health Alliance and acquired two mobile health units that will offer medical, dental and behavioral health services to residents in public health high-priority areas of… Read More »