Tag Archives: patient care

Physician Regulatory Relief: Breaking the Red Tape to Improve Patient Care

Guest Post from Deborah L. Benzil, MD, FACS, FAANS Chair, AANS/CNS Communications and Public Relations Committee Mount Kismo Medical Group Columbia University Medical Center Mt Kisco, New York We the people of the USA deserve better from our health care … Continue reading

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Misleading the Public: Analyzing Online Rating of Surgeons

Guest post from Linda W. Xu, MD Neurosurgical Resident, Stanford University Hospital and Clinics Palo Alto, CA Online ratings fill the Internet, and it is almost impossible to avoid them. So it is no surprise that for patients facing the … Continue reading

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Consumer Reports for Surgical Care: Buyer Beware!

Guest Post from Deborah L. Benzil, MD, FACS, FAANS Member, AANS Board of Directors Chair, AANS/CNS Communications and Public Relations Committee MKMG Columbia University Medical Center Mt Kisco, New York In 1936, the Consumer Union Reports (now published as Consumer … Continue reading

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