Author | Mary Alice Houghton, MD


The “Bar-Coding” of Patients With Electronic Health Records

April 04, 2011

Digital technology is a valuable tool, but if it dazzles us with its speed and control, there is the risk that we may forget the old way of connecting.

How Can a Psychiatrist Make a Fair Agreement With a Patient?

August 01, 2001

The doctor/patient relationship has become more complicated and less effective with the introduction of third-party managers into the payment process. The authors propose a middle path solution to this problem that emphasizes clear, up-front communication in order to ensure fairness, privacy and informed consent.