Good Samaritan Laws: When Does a Doctor’s Day End and a New One Begin?

Recently I was aboard an international flight when they asked if a doctor or healthcare professional was on board. It was in the middle of a 12-hour flight, and the cabin was dim, and nearly everyone was asleep. I happened to hear the overhead call that a healthcare professional was needed and, per . . . → Read More: Good Samaritan Laws: When Does a Doctor’s Day End and a New One Begin?

How Your Doctor’s Greatest Fear Can Cost You

One of the reasons that the costs of medical care continue to escalate is the litigious society we live in. Physicians, leery of the litigious patient, must practice medicine in a defensive manner. Oftentimes, they must prescribe medications or order expensive tests to cover all bases. These expensive routine workups are a primary reason . . . → Read More: How Your Doctor’s Greatest Fear Can Cost You