The Velvet Rope Economy: The Doctor Is In. Co-Pay? $40,000.

The Doctor Is In. Co-Pay? $40,000. By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ June 3, 2017 The Velvet Rope Economy By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ June 3, 2017 SAN FRANCISCO — When John Battelle’s teenage son broke his leg at a suburban soccer game,...

A Healthy Nudge: Answer to Better Health Care: Behavioral Economics?

A Healthy Nudge By DHRUV KHULLAR April 13, 2017 Consider the following. I’m a physician at the end of more than a decade of training. I’ve dissected cadavers in anatomy lab. I’ve pored over tomes on the physiology of disease. I’ve...

Rural Areas Brace for a Shortage of Doctors Due to Visa Policy

By MIRIAM JORDAN March 18, 2017 In Coudersport, Pa., a town in a mountainous region an hour’s drive from the nearest Walmart, Cole Memorial Hospital counts on two Jordanian physicians to keep its obstetrics unit open and is actively recruiting foreign...

Trump’s Travel Ban, Aimed at Terrorists, Has Blocked Doctors

By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. February 6, 2017 The Trump administration has mounted a vigorous defense of its ban on travel from seven majority-Muslim nations, saying it is necessary to prevent terrorists from entering the United States. But the ban, now...