Nortin M. Hadler, M.D., and Stephen P. Carter, J.D.: Redesigning the American Health Care System

Today we welcome a guest post from Nortin M. Hadler, M.D., and Stephen P. Carter, J.D., authors of a new open-access pamphlet published by UNC Press, Promoting Worker Health:  A New Approach to Employee Benefits in the Twenty-First Century. In this extended essay, the authors introduce a new approach to reforming the American health-care system–a… Continue Reading Nortin M. Hadler, M.D., and Stephen P. Carter, J.D.: Redesigning the American Health Care System

New Omnibus E-book: Nortin Hadler’s 4-Volume Healthcare Collection

This collection of Nortin Hadler’s definitive works on the state of healthcare in America today—collected here for the first time in a 4-volume Omnibus E-Book—is a must-have for anyone interested in navigating the complex issues surrounding their healthcare, and improving their well-being as they age. Continue Reading New Omnibus E-book: Nortin Hadler’s 4-Volume Healthcare Collection

Video: Dr. Nortin Hadler on NC Bookwatch

Hadler explains how this The Citizen Patient fits into his series on health-care and how he ultimately hopes to teach readers how to be proactive in their medical care and enter into a more balanced conversation when dealing with medical professionals. Continue Reading Video: Dr. Nortin Hadler on NC Bookwatch

Interview: Dr. Nortin M. Hadler on The Citizen Patient

The Citizen Patient is the design for a new ship of health, one captained by patients and not by stakeholders. Continue Reading Interview: Dr. Nortin M. Hadler on The Citizen Patient

Nortin Hadler: Rethinking Aging- An Excerpt

“Prognosis is not a knell; it’s enlightenment,” says Nortin Hadler, MD, in his new book ‘Rethinking Aging: Growing Old and Living Well in an Overtreated Society.’ Read an excerpt from the book. Continue Reading Nortin Hadler: Rethinking Aging- An Excerpt

Interview: Nortin Hadler MD, on aging well in a medicalized world

In this conversation with Dr. Nortin M. Hadler, M.D., the author gives expert advice on how to age healthfully in the overdiagnosed world of modern medicine. Continue Reading Interview: Nortin Hadler MD, on aging well in a medicalized world

Changing the Nursing Care Model

Doctors Nortin M. Hadler and Mark E. Williams recently authored a piece about the changing dynamics of healthcare after retirement, a system dating to the 1960s. They say the modern notion of Americans spend the last years of life has become incredibly sterilized since the influx of for-profit nursing homes. With increasing lifespans and complexity… Continue Reading Changing the Nursing Care Model

The Doctor Is In: Catching Up with Nortin M. Hadler, M.D.

When it comes to medical advice, Dr. Nortin M. Hadler is an authority–his books Stabbed in the Back: Confronting Back Pain in an Overtreated Society and Worried Sick: A Prescription for Health in an Overtreated America are go-to guides for those interested in the way medical care works, as well as how it needs to… Continue Reading The Doctor Is In: Catching Up with Nortin M. Hadler, M.D.