The right approach to health care is to reduce demand in by empowering patients with information and access, not to limit health care.
Allergy-free apples, a better Botox and more drugs in the pipeline for the nation’s aging population.
GEORGIA PUBLIC POLICY FOUNDATION EVENT INVITATION March 19, 2013 Contact Benita Dodd at 404-256-4050 or email@example.com Registration Open for, ‘Telehealth: Taking Health Care to the Next Level,’ A Georgia Public Policy Foundation Leadership Breakfast on April 23 Atlanta — The health care industry has embraced opportunities provided by information technology in numerous ways. But policy and politics still handicap the medical community when it comes to fully incorporating telemedicine and, more broadly, telehealth. Find out what’s happening around the nation and in Georgia – and what needs to happen – … Continue Reading →
In today’s “Checking Up On Health,” doctors wait for Medicaid payments from the feds due three months ago; urgent care centers are booming; Medicare makes mistakes, and more.
Imagine if you didn’t have to wait for lab tests to diagnose your ailment
Do wellness programs help or hinder? It depends. They seem to produce a healthier workforce, but it may take time to reduce health care costs for employers.
Medicaid expansion: better or worse? A report from The University of Virginia found, “Medicaid patients were almost twice as likely to die as those with private insurance; their hospital stays were 4 percent longer, and cost 26 percent more.”
One day, you may be able to take living cells, load them into a printer and squirt out a 3D tissue that could develop into a kidney or a heart.
Ninety percent of adult women in the United States are responsible for making the health-care decisions for themselves and their family members.
More money for small companies’ biotech R&D, less money for ObamaCare ‘cost savings,’ overworked physicians and more.
What’s with the woobies? National School Choice Week 2013 begins today.
It’s not an exchange, it’s the marketplace; what hospital mergers are doing to costs and what XBox Kinect has to do with health care.
What happens if your company drops your coverage? If you want to use a private provider instead of Medicare?
Scientists say two marketed anticancer drugs may one day restore memory in Alzheimer’s patients.
Becker’s Hospital CEO Report quizzed nine health care professionals on how U.S. health care costs have gotten out of control in the past 10-plus years and what more needs to be done
Researchers in Scotland have revealed plans to create a revolutionary new hip implant that will use the latest stem cell technology to allow patients to grow their own bone, removing the need for regular replacement surgery.
What does the boss think of the new federal health law? Nearly two-thirds of employers see it as a step in the wrong direction,
By Mike Klein Georgia will delay payment until next month on some $90 million in already incurred Medicaid expenses because it has run out of state funds to pay the bills. That will change when the new fiscal year starts in July. State health officials also predict a $308 million or larger shortfall in next year’s Medicaid budgets and they will ask the Legislature for more money in January. “Certainly the budget numbers we have are pretty daunting,” Department of Community Health commissioner David Cook said at Thursday morning’s board … Continue Reading →