New study on the EHR debacle shows that our multiple payer system creates the complexity that prevents cost-saving and makes EHRs so hard to implement
@USofCare, accounting control fraud, financial predation, conflict of interest, and abuse of workers.
A close reading of the marketing collateral provided by United States of Care, and two interviews with Andy Slavitt
An Aetna medical director said he didn't review any cases, a bombshell admission even for one doctor, and damning if a normal practice.
Decoding the press release on the new health care venture from Berkshire Hathway, Amazon, and JP Morgan.
The majority of obese adults are now found in developing countries.
Some hospitals have put indigent patients out on the street, clad only in hospital gowns, something that was previously unthinkable.
More on the destructive impact of electronic medical records.
An update on one of the biggest users of DC revolving doors: health care industry executives.
Nurses are leaving the NHS, and that's no accident.
Debunking some pet conservative myths about the opiate crisis.
A new book takes issue with the widespread medicalization of depression.
There’s so much money floating around here this week, you can almost see it wafting through the air.
Perfectionism is rising among the young, and that's not a good thing.
From the health care front, positive developments and ideas to serve as a remedy to the usual diet of distressing news.
Baltimore hospitals know how to help. But there’s no money in it.
The Democratic Party must acknowledge that the 2008 crash created conditions for much more progressive policies - but Obama did not step up.
A deep dive into how an unproven nutrition theory, that saturated fats cause heart disease, became gospel, to the public's detriment.
Lack of power in Puerto Rico, with ripple effects on the water supply, air pollution, and hospitals
A simple proposal for overcoming an obstacle to implementing single-payer insurance.