SHOW #68 (July 19, 2015) NEW WEBSITE RATES SURGEONS. Also: Consumer Reports takes a stand on liquid laundry detergent pods, "Market Mavens" economic forecast for the next 12 months, avoiding the dangers of public Wi-Fi and top medical conditions for dogs.
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Choosing the best surgeon can reduce your chances of death, complications, or other bad outcomes. The new website SurgeonRating.com lists surgeons identified by the non-profit advocacy group Checkbook.org as having better-than-average outcomes. These rating results are based on analysis of more than four million surgeries done for hospital inpatients by more than 50,000 surgeons.
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