A noted USC oncologist and one of Steve Jobs' doctors has written a book that turns much of what we thought we knew about medicine upside down.
By Brian Dumaine, senior editor-at-large
FORTUNE -- At a meeting of the nation's top oncologists in Denver a couple of years back, Dr. David Agus, a prominent cancer researcher, was giving a keynote address. Agus talked about the need to take a new approach to treating MOREFeb 17, 2012 5:00 AM ET
Either by choice or because of financial woes, people will work into their golden years. What happens to the workplace when seniors don't leave?
By Colleen Leahey, reporter
FORTUNE -- A man parks his bike and unbuckles his helmet to reveal baldness and salt-and-pepper eyebrows. A woman in orthopedic shoes makes her way into an office building, while another peers through her bifocal glasses at her smartphone, the font on the screen MOREJan 9, 2012 5:00 AM ET
Mt. Sinai Hospital CEO Kenneth Davis discusses the science of being a CEO and how to manage a hospital when it seems like all forces are aligned against you. Interview by Shelley DuBoisShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Dec 22, 2011 10:05 AM ET
FORTUNE -- Why it's hot: Coaches who help explain medical issues have been part of health care for a while. But with consumers taking more responsibility for their choices, and billing becoming more complex, companies now need coaches who get personal finance.
What you'll do: Health coaches with a clinical background, usually registered nurses, advise on diseases and specific treatment. They will now be expected to help sort through both the cost MOREOct 12, 2011 5:00 AM ET
Henry Ford Health System's newest hospital, a $360-million facility with all private rooms, concierge service, and indoor farmer's market is a radical, risky move for health care. But it just might be a logical one too.
By William C. Taylor, contributor
(ManagementInnovationeXchange) -- Not long ago, I was in the audience at a symposium organized by the leaders of the Henry Ford Health System, a $4-billion-a-year health-and-hospital company based in Detroit. The organization's leaders MOREMar 2, 2011 10:26 AM ET
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