"Rewarding docs for efficiency reaps savings for insurer" by KaiserHealthNews as posted on Seattle/LocalHealthGuide (June 8, 2012). "Can bonuses of $10,000 or more spur primary care doctors to cut expensive hospital admissions and emergency room visits without harming care?" --excerpt from article.
"Can Patients Make Good Decisions" by Carolyn McClanahan, Forbes contributor (April 16, 2012).
The U.S. Senate Declares April "Parkinson's Awareness Month".
March 1, 2012, "NYC hospital admits to fraudulent Medicare fees" (Associated Press)
Press Release (December 3, 2011)
"The Vashon Island Food Diet" from Seattle Magazine (November 2011). The diet is based on the principle that certain groups of food can cause inflammation within the body which causes or worsens everything from arthritis to migraines. While other foods, mostly whole, unadulterated varieties, can reduce or halt inflammation, and thereby lessen pain while boosting energy.
"A Mistake in Your Medical Record?" by Trisha Torrey (October 2011)
"A Nursing Home Shrinks Until It Feels Like a Home" by Laurie Tarken for the New York Times (October 31, 2011)
"Navigating the Net Wisely in a Health Crisis" by Jane E. Brody of the New York Times (October 3, 2011)
"How to Find a Health Advocate" from O, The Oprah Magazine (August 2011)
"What You Must Ask Your Doctor" from The Dr. Oz Show (2011). The three critical questions you must ask during your visit.
"Why It's Wise to Use a Health Advocate" a Seattle/LocalHeathGuide article by Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D (July 6, 2010
"FDA issues warning on popular cholesterol drugs" an FDA consumer update found on Seattle/LocalHealthGuide.
"Advocates Help Patients Navigate the Health Care Maze" from National Public Radio (June 2009)