Patient Centered Care

The delivery of health care has traditionally focused on a paradigm known as ‘disease management’ based on guidelines formulated from medical studies and expert opinions. A new trend has emerged known as patent centered care which is a shift away from the disease centered paradigm of the past. Patient centered care involves clinical decisions that […]

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Buyer Beware! A Patient’s Guide to Asking the Right Questions When Paying for Fertility Treatment

For many in the United States, advanced treatments for infertility (for example, In-Vitro Fertilization, or IVF) is not covered by their health insurance.  This means that those needing advanced treatment have to pay for the related expenses “out of pocket” if they want to build their family.  The cost of treatment can range from $10,000-20,000 (USD) and is often the […]

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