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Corey A. Siegel, MD, MS, is the Director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and an Associate Professor of Medicine and of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. He researches the risk/benefit trade-offs in IBD, develops models to predict outcomes in Crohn’s disease, and creates tools to facilitate shared decision making for IBD patients. He’s also the founder of the BRIDGe group, an international research collaborative of IBD investigators. This post originally appeared on Engaging the Patient.

May I Please See the Prices on the Menu Before I Order?

Corey A. Siegel | October 4, 2012
I am embarrassed. I am a specialist taking care of patients with inflammatory bowel diseases...Until recently I thought I was doing a pretty good job at this. However, I've had an awakening that I've been ignoring an entire aspect of the patient's decision. The aspect of cost.