The policymakers we have tasked with improving our healthcare system mean well but have limited optics. I don’t blame them. Capitol Hill is a long way from the hospital bedside…
About the Blogger
Dr. Shah is the founder and executive director of Costs of Care, and a Harvard-affiliated ob/gyn who delivers babies, provides primary care and performs surgery. His patients have taught him that even the best doctors sometimes overlook something critical—the bill.
His writing and research focuses on deflating medical bills by helping caregivers make high value decisions. Dr. Shah’s views on the role of physicians in controlling healthcare costs have been quoted in the New York Times, National Public Radio, ABC Television, and other outlets.