Doctors, hospitals sue patients posting negative online comments: USA Today

Filed Under: Costs, Health plans, Patients

Doctors, hospitals sue patients posting negative online comments: USA Today

“Retired Air Force colonel David Antoon agreed to pay $100 to settle what were once felony charges for emailing his former Cleveland Clinic surgeon articles the doctor found threatening and posting a list on Yelp of all the surgeries the urologist had scheduled at the same time as the one that left Antoon incontinent and impotent a decade ago,” […]

Does your hospital get an A or an F?

Filed Under: Costs, Providers

In case you missed it: Leapfrog Group released its updated hospital ratings for more than 2,500 U.S. hospitals not long ago. Not everyone agrees with every hospital ranking system. We wrote about this last year, in this blog post. The conclusion: information is good, but be careful how you use it. “New research estimates up […]