Vox undertook a deep investigation into emergency room pricing, finding that emergency rooms, being the most monopolistic aspect of hospital care (because you don't shop for an ER while you're having a heart attack in the back of an ambulance) are also the most abusive and price-gouging.
Buying hospital stocks is the best way to profit on the long side from Obama care. By law, hospitals have to serve all patients who show up at their emergency rooms including indigents as well as those with no insurance.
There's something unusual about the X-ray above of a man who went to an Italian hospital's emergency room: he had two hearts, and he got double heart attacks! It turned out that a few years earlier, the man had undergone a procedure...
In the NYT, Jessica Silver-Greenberg writes about hospitals who "embed" debt-collectors in their emergency rooms and patient care. These debt collectors are indistinguishable from other hospital employees for patients, and they hara...
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — When Veronica was raped more than 13 years ago, she says neither the police nor the hospital staff believed her story that a longtime friend attacked her while his mother was in the next room.