Despite the fact there is very little quality control over random surveys, a new report suggests consumers are using the reviews to help make decisions.
As the health care industry moves toward adoption of electronic medical records, what protections will be in place for your most intimate health secrets and who will hack the data?
It’s a bitter pill for many people, state employees in particular, to swallow. But Gov. Christie says the reforms adopted a couple of years ago are far from enough. And he cited a newly released report from the Pew Charitable Trust as proof.
Many hospitals will need to turn to what is called cyberdefense in an effort to defend patient confidentiality.
The American Well app lets you see a doctor on your phone or tablet – and even get short term prescriptions and consultations.
The medical center shooting in Darby has raised new concerns about security at health care facilities.
The link between poverty and bad health outcomes is well-known, but the solution may lie in better listening skills.
Meredith Dolan, the county’s human resources director, has been suspended indefinitely without pay and is not likely to return.
A local organization committed to providing HIV care, social services and other outreach efforts to Philadelphia’s culturally diverse community sponsored a seminar focusing on the plight of immigrants and what can sometimes be their complicated access to health care.
The next time an elderly loved one goes to the doctor for an appointment, try and take the time to go with him or her. There are several reasons.
The grand jury did not find fraud by county workers but noted that the county’s human resources department failed to remove people who weren’t entitled to benefits from the health care rolls.
Amy Jones (second from left) is director of health and social services for the Southeast Asian Mutual Assistance Association Coalition, based in South Philadelphia.
During the past couple of years, the Philadelphia region has seen a dramatic increase in the number of urgent care facilities popping up in neighborhoods.
Study finds privately insured patients are more than 25% more likely to get a primary care appointment than patients on Medicaid.
Unfortunately the bad news is that about 1 in 25 patients experience one of these infections every day.