This looks like the latest trend in the financialization of and diffusion of accountability for health care organizations. The case involves good ol' Steward Health Care, which was the subject of quite a few Health Care Renewal posts...Show More Summary
Harken Health Insurance, a startup and part of UnitedHealthcare that offered low-cost health plans through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchanges, is leaving the marketplace. Harken had been launched in early 2016 to create tailored...Show More Summary
Denmark and The United States of America has a very close and continuing relationship both in regards to people and trade. Denmark has a long and proud tradition of supplying quality products and services. We have brought creativityShow More Summary
Medgadget previously reported on Health Canada’s approval of the wound care imaging device, MolecuLight i:X. Canadian fluorescence image-guidance technology company MolecuLight Inc continues to reach milestones for both the company and the field of wound care. Show More Summary
Post submitted by Breanna Diaz, HRC Legislative Counsel Our nation's veterans have sacrificed to protect our country. As part of our compact with them, the U.S. government ensures they have the health care services they need. Unfortunately,...Show More Summary
The nonpartisan investigative agency of Congress says the Obama administration failed to follow the president's health care law in a $5 billion dispute over compensating insurers for high costs from … Click to Continue »
A closer look at one increasingly popular, but not well-defined, idea to address the markets shortcomings of the health law.
I got an email from my husband’s nephrologist the other day that said: “I honestly do not think he will recover.” Before you gasp in horror and go to your dark place, just know that he and I have made our peace with this information....Show More Summary
Eight more people have been confirmed as victims in a Hepatitis A outbreak in Hawaii as health officials continue to ask for help from the public, health care providers and foodservice workers to stem the spread of the virus. The outbreak, traced to frozen scallops imported from the Philippines and served raw at Genki Sushi... Continue Reading
Editors at the New England Journal of Medicine invited Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to explain how they plan to improve health care and control health care costs in the U.S.
Sriram Vishwanath outlines areas where data science can have a significant impact on health care, and dispels myths where data science use contradicts realities within the health care ecosystem. Continue reading Transforming health care through precision data science: Myths & facts.
Hisham Uadadeh enrolls in a health insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act at Leading Insurance Agency in Miami, Florida. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images Editor’s Note: Journalist Philip Moeller, who writes widely on aging andShow More Summary
"It's more than a little sad that this is what passes for health care. They're just making it up as they go along, and it's replacing actual clinics that were providing health care," Blake Rocap of NARAL Pro-Choice Texas said. The post Texas Anti-Choice Group Funnels State Funds to Fake Clinics appeared first on Rewire.
Specialty drug costs jumped 30 percent last year to $587 million for the California Public Employees’ Retirement System, one of the nation’s largest health care purchasers. Though they amount to less...
The city's union day care employees ratified a new contract agreement Tuesday that authorizes salary increases for the 2,700 members of District Council 1707 and switches health coverage to an... To view the full story, click the title link.
Besides Guy, The Washington Free Beacon’s Ali Meyer has been another historian charting the decline of President Obama’s health care law, noting...
A new health care technology competition is among the events planned for the fifth annual SINAInnovations conference, which will be held next month at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
The O’Reilly Security Podcast: Where bits and bytes meet flesh, misaligned incentives, and hacking the security industry itself. In this episode, I talk with Josh Corman, co-founder of I Am the Cavalry and director of the Cyber Statecraft Initiative for the non-profit organization Atlantic Council. Show More Summary
Rather than making it hard to be healthy, the workplace can be a place to promote health and get employees on the path to well-being.
Health care provider Aetna is starting a new program where it will pay for a large portion of the cost of Apple Watches.