Episode 1: We have a problem

September 12, 2019

Listen Now: The Etherist Podcast – Episode 1: We Have A Problem. Featuring, among others, our Yoram Unguru discussing drug shortages in pediatric oncology

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As proposals to ban surprise medical bills move through Congress and state legislatures with rare bipartisan support, physician groups have emerged as the loudest opponents

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Google plans to crack down on ads for bogus medical treatments, as the company has observed a rise in predatory scams that target desperate patients.

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More than a million Americans have donated genetic information and medical data for research projects. But how that information gets used varies a lot, depending on the philosophy of the organizations that have gathered the data

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Most hospitals do not frequently take patients to court over medical debt. But since 2015, Carlsbad Medical Center, in New Mexico, has filed lawsuits by the thousands

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Harlan Krumholz writes, “At a time when many insurers and health information technology companies are busily assembling databases of hundreds of millions of medical records, Americans find it difficult to get access to their own”

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Cartoonist Dustin Harbin fell off a bike into an outpouring of charity. But Americans shouldn’t have to seek out strangers to pay health bills

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The $6 Million Drug Claim

August 26, 2019

New treatments for rare diseases are changing the lives of patients, but the price can reach millions of dollars for a single person

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