GovernmentHealthOptumStone's Throw

Documents: Attorney General’s Office Derides CareMount/Optum’s ‘Hot Mess Billing’

Heath Care Bureau Assistant AG Appears to Elevate Probe Patient Stories Expose More Systemic Issues at Healthcare Group Doctor Shortage Imperils Sick Woman, Forcing Hospitalization This is the eighth installment in an investigative series about CareMount/Optum, broader local healthcare issues and corporate medicine. By Adam

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Treat Patients as People… Not Diseases

We as physicians are commonly trained to treat disease, not patients.   Another way of looking at it is that we are trained to think mechanically.  If ”X” is present, administer “y” and if  “A” is broken, we must fix it.   Orthopedic surgeons in particular are frequently

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