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Voters used to heavily favor federal intervention to ensure coverage. What happened?
We’ve all heard about the troubles the VA has been having lately. But give them credit where credit is due. Take their new online system, MyHealtheVet. It’s a way you can sign up to do a load of stuff online related to VA healthcare. You can check appointments, access medical records, renew prescriptions, and stuff […]
For the fourth time in five years, a majority of Americans say it is not the federal government's responsibility to ensure all citizens have health insurance, according to a Gallup poll released Thursday. Yet a decade ago, Americans overwhelmingly felt the government did indeed have a "duty" to ensure everyone had health insurance. Show More Summary
Shares of healthcare giants GlaxoSmithKline and Sanofi have fallen hard this year, resulting in unusually high dividend yields for these two companies. Here is a look at which company offers the better opportunity for income investors moving forward.
This Chicago incubator is based on the premise that success comes from surrounding great entrepreneurs with other great entrepreneurs -- and with great mentors.
More than 91,000 Medi-Cal recipients in Los Angeles County will be sent letters this week telling them that their state-supported healthcare coverage will end on Nov. 30. A judge this week refused to block the notices, even though health advocates argued that the letters lack important...
Lisa Aliferis, NPR: Prices for common medical tests like mammograms and MRIs are notoriously opaque. Negotiated rates between insurance companies and doctors or hospitals are sealed tight by contract. We know there's price variation, but comparing what one insurance company pays versus another is virtually impossible. Show More Summary
The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Children’s Healthcare Atlanta participated in a new photo series called “From the NICU to the Moon.” The series stars preemie babies sleeping and dreaming of their future careers. The newborns vary in age from 24 weeks to 34 weeks and a spokesman from the hospital said, ““These babies all […]
I spend a lot of my time this year putting together the agenda for our annual Forbes Healthcare Summit, which will be held this year on December 3 and 4. It’s an invite-only event where we gather some of the top minds in care. This year will feature patients, entrepreneurs, and top researchers who are […]
[guest post by JD] The lesson from yet another electoral shellacking? Run even further left. Obama had a chance to do this when the Dems controlled all of DC, but lying about healthcare was a more pressing priority. Now, in a lame duck session 6 years into his failed Presidency, now it is urgent? At […]
Broad Equity Market Tone: Advance/Decline Line: Substantially Lower Sector Performance: Most Sectors Declining Volume: Below Average Market Leading Stocks: Underperforming Equity Investor Angst: Volatility(VIX) 14.29 +3.1% Euro/Yen Carry...Show More Summary
One of the sectors that has benefited from the highest returns over the years is Healthcare. It has the highest returns year-to-date appreciating by 19%, outrunning utilities and technology with 16% and 14% respectively. In this way during the third quarter has witnessed an increase in activity by many hedge funds among those that we […]
COLUMBIA, MD and WASHINGTON, DC (November 19, 2014) - Today, the National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH) and Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University released Healthcare Financing of Healthy Homes...Show More Summary
You can’t really boil down four days, 59 speakers, and a few lovely musical interludes into a single word—but here goes. If there was an overriding theme to this year’s... read more
Many immigrants are baffled why there is no clear way to upload a copy of their green card to HealthCare.gov. Photo by Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON (AP) — Like other HealthCare.gov customers, immigrants are relieved that the government’s health insurance website is working fairly well this year. Show More Summary
As healthcare reporters begin to focus on Obamacare open enrollment, one major, but overlooked issue comes to mind. That's the messy business of reconciling at tax time what the government paid in health insurance subsidies--based on projected income for the year--with what consumers were actually entitled to. Show More Summary
As the saying goes, with change comes opportunity, and few industries are changing more rapidly than the U.S. healthcare industry. The radical transformation of the healthcare industry and the increasing pressure to be more efficient has created new categories of Read on! ?
NEC in collaboration with Singapore Economic Development Board developing an Internet of Things business platform. NEC is also developing technologies for healthcare which can take care of health of elderly people in Singapore, which estimated to have an elderly population (over 65 years old) of 11% by 2050. via NEC to collaborate with Singapore on Continue reading ?
Three designers weigh in on HealthCare.gov 2.0's user experience. Launched last year to near universal jeering, the first iteration of HealthCare.gov was the very definition of a design crime. Democrats and Republicans alike pounced upon the site's disastrous launch, which made it difficult for users to even sign up. Show More Summary