Food for thought — and health. The right diet for patients can improve outcomes and reduce costs.



As a physician who cares for hundreds of patients with heart failure every year, I’m frequently humbled when, despite my best efforts, patients shuttle between hospital and home. I track the [...]

Good Leaders Make Good Doctors



During our final year of medical training, I would take turns with the other senior residents responding to cardiac arrests in the hospital. We’d spend weeks camped out in the doctor’s lounge, [...]

Yes, drug-assisted treatment is needed for opioid-addicted patients in U.S. prisons



Among my first memories as a doctor was a disheveled man, barely older than me, handcuffed to a hospital bed, vomiting a thin brown liquid into a pale pink bucket. Between retches, he sobbed and [...]

Health care needs less #innovation



Health care has caught the innovation bug. An industry famously resistant to change suddenly can’t stop innovating — or at least saying it is. Silicon Valley startups are disrupting health care. [...]