While the headlines have focused on just how partisan an issue health care has become, a funny thing happened: health care reform has actually become a more bipartisan issue.
Paying for Quality Time
At my last physical, I spent an hour in the waiting room and only seven minutes talking to my doctor. When it was time for my exam, she asked me to disrobe and said she’d be back in two minutes.
Thinking Outside the Dots
An interesting task: draw nine dots in a three-by-three formation and then connect those dots with four straight lines. The kicker? No taking your pen off the paper once you start.
Let the Patient Lead
Over the course of my accident-prone life, I’ve visited an above average number of doctor’s offices, emergency rooms, and hospitals.
Recently, my doctor asked both my husband and I to get a certain blood test. Trying to be smart health care consumers, we asked how much it would cost, and—as expected—he didn’t know.