Part 1 of 10: Identifying and Reducing Readmissions Rates It's no secret that America's health care system needs intensive care. $180 billion is wasted every year on operational inefficiencies, and the condition is not improving. This...Show More Summary
Submitted by Edward Morrissey via The FiscalTimes.com, Insurers helped cheerlead the creation of Obamacare, with plenty of encouragement – and pressure – from Democrats and the Obama administration. As long as the Affordable Care Act...Show More Summary
With health care costs rising quickly, Americans should prepare for the unexpected.
Shares of Care.com (CRCM), one a wave of new health and medical technology startups to come public in recent years, are up $3.22, or almost 38%, at $11.69, after the company yesterday disclosed after market close that Alphabet’s (GOOGL)...Show More Summary
If you're someone who cares at all about your skin — its health, its youthfulness — you're also someone who wears sunscreen religiously. That's a given. But even if you're obsessive about slathering on broad-spectrum SPF every day (good for you, you dermatologist's dream come... Continue reading
Henry Ford Health System and Syapse are launching an oncology precision medicine program to revolutionize cancer care in the greater Midwest, bringing world class, targeted cancer treatments to this national destination referral center in Michigan.
On July 18, the University of Louisville Foundation will begin construction on a new, 170,000-square-foot pediatric medical office building. The building will be designed to house all of the UofL Physicians pediatric specialty clinical practices.
Drew Altman: Deductibles accounted for 47% of cost-sharing payments in 2014, up from 24% in 2004.
WASHINGTON—For years, health care has had a reputation for being a bit rigid when it comes to innovation. In some ways, that's a good thing. It has helped keep quality and safety standards constant in the midst of great changes in delivery. Show More Summary
It wasn’t long ago that energy stocks were left for dead and health care stocks, particularly biotech, was the toast of the town. Now, fund managers are buying into the “reflation” trade, or the rally in beaten down cyclical sectors that benefit from rising inflation. At the same time, they’re cutting back on their exposure […]
With an initiative to legalize marijuana in California likely heading to the November ballot, medical providers, health care experts and industry groups are sharply divided over the controversial meas...
"Do everything, Doc." That's typically what many family members say when a loved one is diagnosed with a terminal illness, and can no longer make health decisions independently. Even when they are told that any further interventions may be futile, they often still say "do everything". Show More Summary
Homelessness is many things. It is a symptom of poverty, substance dependency, mental health, sexual abuse, physical trauma, veteran discharge, dysfunctional family, or even an outgrowth of a faulty foster care system that terminates...Show More Summary
Submitted by Mish Shedlock of MishTalk Inquiring minds are diving into Kaiser Family Foundation reports on health care. The charts and stats are not pretty, and they are sure to get worse. Health Care Expenditures 1960-2014 The above...Show More Summary
The medical bureaucrats and technocrats are changing the meaning of definitions and terms to permit health care rationing and coerced withdrawal of care. This is the “futile care” controversy, sometimes called “inappropriate care,” or...Show More Summary
The suit accuses the federal government of paying millions to religious grantees that refuse to provide unaccompanied minors with legally required reproductive health services. The post Lawsuit: Religious Groups Are Denying Abortion Care to Teen Refugees appeared first on Rewire.
"We are taking a bottoms-up approach," says CEO Jonathan Bush. Edmund Billings spends about three weeks out of the month living out of a suitcase. He racked up 20,000 miles on the road in the past nine months, while driving to some of the most rural and remote parts of the country. Read Full Story
Advocates say that U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy's "Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act," purported to help address gaps in care, is regressive and strips rights away from those diagnosed with mental illness. This leaves those in the...Show More Summary
It's deja vu all over again. I even get to reuse the introduction of a post from one month ago. As I wrote in May, 2016,... The problem of ever rising, amazingly generous pay for top health care managers is a frequent topic for Health Care Renewal. Show More Summary
Philadelphia, June 28, 2016 - A new national survey by Health Union of more than 1,000 individuals with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) reveals that the condition is difficult to diagnose and often even more difficult to treat. Respondents often found healthcare providers and the public in general lacking in empathy and understanding of the full impact of the disease. read more