When two former emergency room doctors decided to start up a walk-in clinic, they were looking for a change from the hustle of the hospital setting. “We realized we could have a kinder, gentler, nicer way to take care of patients,” said Urgent Care Manhattan co-founder Dr. Mark Melrose. Urgent Care Manhattan has been open […]
An interview with reporter Emily Bazar from the California Center for Health Reporting about her recent story on the high rate of elective heart procedures in California, and what it means for health care costs.
More generic drug means cheaper drugs for thousands of patients, and savings for insurance companies. But what happens if the generic doesn’t work? We hear one patient’s story of her expensive fight to stay on the brand-name drug.
Generic versions of key drugs are hitting the market, which will mean huge savings for consumers. We talked to one expert about what these cheaper versions of Lipitor, Zyprexa, Actos, Singulair and Seroquel means in the health-care marketplace.