CVS Pushing for More Hospital and Health Care Affiliations

CVS Caremark pushed further ahead of rival Walgreen in launching today more partnerships with hospitals and health care systems as clinical affiliations become more common in the era of the Affordable Care Act. CVS/Caremark‚Äôs announcement today that it has entered into a clinical affiliation with MedStar Health, a 10 hospital system in Maryland and the […]

A Look Into Doctors Treating Patients Like Themselves

New York Times Blog Hard Cases delves into the unpredictable outcomes of doctors taking care of patients who are exactly like themselves. Dr. Abigail Zuger explores interpersonal chemistry, gender, and ethnicity to determine what binds and estranges patients and doctors. Furthermore, if this type of connection causes any different outcome in patients’ health. “Professional training […]