"When I came in from the streets I was 117 pounds and I was filthy dirty. I’d go days without eating."
"It's harder for women on the streets."The Score: 15
- Drug access navigators are a lifeline for cancer patients. But are they also a sign of a broken system?
More and more drug access navigators are being hired by hospitals to help get cancer patients the medicines they need. There's no question that they help patients immensely, but what does that say about our health care system?The Score: 0
- Doctors need to do a better job collaborating on patient care
Edward WeissThe Score: 0
- How reliable are websites that post physician ratings?The Score: 0
"I called my partner at the time and said, 'I think I just got fired from being a patient.'"
“I got fired from being a patient.”The Score: 15
- How patients are changing health care accreditation
Patients are increasingly involved in the accreditation of health care organizations, including, most recently, as members of evaluation teams. Here's a look at what kind of difference they can make.The Score: 0
“I went to a sexual abuse program at a healing lodge. We were supposed to scream...I screamed my head off."
"I saw a lot of racism in that hospital."The Score: 1
- The idea that medicine is above sexism is false—and destructive
Allison Brown & Shannon RuzyckiThe Score: 0
- Hit a Nerve? Comparing Mortality with Oral Antihypoglycemics & Renal Denervation for BP ControlThe Score: 0
- Early intervention in schizophrenia saves lives. But are enough people receiving it?
The concept of early intervention helped turn schizophrenia into an illness people can recover from, and the evidence about its outcomes is increasingly strong. But too many people aren't accessing it quickly enough.The Score: 0
- Patients ’R Us: But do we have to be all the time?
Frank GavinThe Score: 0