Doctor discipline: Resources for judging quality in health care

Filed Under: Costs, Health reform

Summary: When we display prices for medical treatments, inevitably the question of quality comes up. Since price and quality are both hidden from public view in health care, we are always excited to see some source — any source — of quality information. One source: doctor disciplinary listings. CLICK HERE FOR PRICES     Jeanne […]

Doctor performance: Malpractice, discipline and licensing resources

Filed Under: Patients, Providers

Every so once in a while, you might want to look at performance records for medical professionals — if you’re wondering about a doctor’s record, for example, because you’re thinking about hiring her or him. Finding performance records is notoriously hard to do, but here are some resources. “The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) […]