Keeping the human connection in medicine

Keeping the human connection in medicine

Harvard Health Blog By John Sanford Limouze, M.D. The New England Journal of Medicine recently published a thoughtful essay by…

Shriners Hospitals for Children – Chicago

Shriners Hospitals for Children – Chicago

Pictured from left: Lawrence Vogel, MD; Peter Smith, MD; Kim Hammerberg, MD; Purnendu Gupta, MD; Jeffrey Ackman, MD; Pravin Patel, MD; Haluk…

Local Hospitals Receive A’s in Hospital Safety Scores

Local Hospitals Receive A’s in Hospital Safety Scores

By Laura Drucker When it comes to choosing the right hospital for your needs, the factor of patient safety—how well…

From Routine Surgery to  Family Nightmare

From Routine Surgery to Family Nightmare

By Anthony Bonazzo In June 2012, my sister, Jennifer, called me from New Jersey. She told me not to worry…

Demystifying Doctor and Hospital Ratings

Demystifying Doctor and Hospital Ratings

When looking at online doctor ratings sites, consider the source By Leigh Page With thousands of doctors and more than…

Online Resources For Choosing a Hospital or Doctor

Online Resources For Choosing a Hospital or Doctor

—Nancy Maes The Internet offers an array of websites designed to help patients evaluate doctors and hospitals. But which one…

New Study by Chicago Doctor May Help With Complicated Pregnancies

New Study by Chicago Doctor May Help With Complicated Pregnancies

By Lauren Robb A new study, conducted by researchers at the University of Oklahoma, found that women whose water had…

Going for Seconds

Going for Seconds

Complex medical issues may require more input than your doctor can provide. By Patrick Kenney We tend to think of…

Critical Choices: Which Hospital and Physician is Best for You?

Critical Choices: Which Hospital and Physician is Best for You?

—Nancy Maes When you want to buy a car, you can test-drive a variety of vehicles before you make your…