Ana Tergas, MD, a gynecologic oncologist on the faculty at Columbia University Medical Cancer New York Presbyterian Hospital, is now seeing patients at St. Barnabas Hospital. Dr. Tergas treats vaginal, cervical, vulvar, endometrial, and ovarian cancers […]
People who are high utilizers of healthcare services account for a small percentage of the patient population. They often have significant physical, behavioral and social needs and find it challenging to navigate our complex healthcare system. It is not uncommon for patients to have experienced deep trauma including various forms of violence, poverty and abuse which make it difficult for them to engage in their own care.
A Positive Blood Test Was Almost Like a Death. From the early 1980s, when it was first identified, through the mid-1990s, the prognosis was dire: Almost uniformly, it was fatal. And, very likely, the end was […]