As the US remains splintered about the rights of the public with regard to health care, things have often been different in Europe. But is this changing? Richard Saltman and colleague offer an interesting article in the Israel Journal of Health Policy Research. Show More Summary
On Thursday Hillary Clinton, in an address to the sixth annual Women in The World Summit, proposed that religious beliefs opposing abortion needed to be changed: “Far too many women are denied access to reproductive health care and safe childbirth, and laws don’t count for much if they’re not enforced. Rights have to exist in […]
By now, you're familiar with Makayla Sault (below), an 11-year-old with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. The disease was treatable with two years of tough chemotherapy and had a nearly 90% survival rate... but Makayla no longer wanted to...Show More Summary
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said "deep-seated cultural codes, religious beliefs and structural biases have to be changed" to allow women access to "reproductive health care" – which was widely seen as a call to change views on abortion.
Even though penalties under the Affordable Care Act for not having health insurance jumped significantly this year, they still might be too low to attract Americans to signup for subsidized coverage, a new analysis shows. Avalere Health, a Washington health policy and consulting firm, said some middle income healthy individuals would [...]
Minnesota's Heath Commissioner Dr. Edward Ehlinger penned a puff piece on EHRs entitled "Electronic health records advance quality care for all Minnesotans" (Minn Post, 4/23/15, http://www.minnpost.com/community-voices/2015/04/electronic-health-records-advance-quality-care-all-minnesotans).It...Show More Summary
It is as if neurotic has become the new normal. We either feel too unmotivated or too ambitious or too anxious or too confident or too purposeless or too smart for our own good and possibly even too drunk to care. No other species on this planet is as deceptive, morally corrupt or as dysfunctional as […]
Just like your 401(k), your health is a long-term investment that you really can't afford to push to the bottom of your priority list. Yet knowing what steps to take in order to stay healthy isn't always obvious--thanks to all of the...Show More Summary
FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors. Inflation is hitting senior citizens the hardest (Wealth Management) Senior citizens are experiencing a higher rate of inflation than any other age group. Show More Summary
Patients are saved the stress of hospital stays, and there are large savings. But reimbursement policies and a lack of nurses are slowing progress.
Thanks to Ed Morrisey for pointing this out. Hillary Clinton last night addressing the sixth annual Women in The World Summit: “Far too many women are denied access to reproductive health care and safe childbirth, and laws don’t count for much if they’re not enforced. Show More Summary
No big deal. We just need to "move past" this Jesus feller that has everyone so hateful and anti-woman and shit. "Far too many women are denied access to reproductive health care and safe childbirth, and laws don?t count for...
As a patient, I would like a primary care visit that is pleasant, comprehensive, convenient, and efficient. As a future practitioner, I hope for a visit that is unhurried, educational, efficient, and holistic. We may have through all these years grown accustomed to the status quo — on both ends — that is, we have […]
Imagine the dog that catches the car, unsure what to do next. That's the GOP problem on health care with a Supreme Court decision looming.
Discussing your sexual history with a doctor, or anyone for that matter, can be an uncomfortable experience. But for many transgender people, the conversation never takes place because they aren't seeking health care.
Patient-centered care is best achieved when the care team understands every moment of the patient and family experience in their journeys through a health care system - from parking in the hospital garage to being treated in the intensive care unit. Show More Summary
As Anomaly writes at FreakOutNation: Obamacare will destroy America so much so that Republicans are trying to protect the health care law. You see, the GOP doesn’t want to get blamed for obliterating Obamacare, death panels and all… TPM reports: The Senate’s top five Republican leaders have cosponsored legislation to extend until 2017 the Obamacare [...]
One man's trash is another man's health care coverage, thanks to Gamal Albinsaid. The 26-year-old doctor in Indonesia came up with a business model that both curbs his country's excessive garbage problem while providing health care to residents who otherwise would not be able to afford it. Gamal Albinsaid, founder of Garbage Clinical Insurance. Show More Summary
It's been obvious for a while that congressional Republicans will be placed in a difficult position if SCOTUS strikes down subsidies for health insurance purchases under the Affordable Care Act...
Health care stocks rank among the biggest winners of the current bull market, and one subsector that has shown significant outperformance in the past six months is medical equipment makers. Since