In recent years, quality has become a buzzword in healthcare. But ‘quality’ is increasingly being linked with saving money, and that might not be best for patients.
While many Americans are aware of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and what may be in store in the near future, some are unaware of the longer term provisions still to come. Below is a […]
When it comes to making you healthier (and controlling the cost of your health care), what works better — incentives or penalties?
Post exposure prophylaxis – or PEP – is important, especially for people who work in any area of health care.
Would you like to see your doctor via Skype?
The new Patient’s Bill of Rights protects many basic rights of Americans when it comes to personal health care and dealing with insurance companies.
While America has the most expensive health care system in the world, Americans do not live longer or have better health than people in most other developed countries.
St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children has honored the doctors and staff members who have implemented a hospital-wide HIV testing program for patients.
As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, hopeful parents are turning to the internet to fund adoptions and fertility treatments.
A bill that would allow health care professionals to apologize for a mistake without it being admissible in court as evidence of liability has the approval of Pennsylvania state senators.
With just months to go before the Affordable Care Act takes effect, unions that provide health care for members are facing a potentially damaging problem. Their health plans aren’t eligible for all the law’s benefits.
Some of the most important time a patient spends with a physician is when a doctor and patient can talk – but the doctor doesn’t get paid for that.
A new report from an independent agency created by the state legislature, and a warning from the state welfare secretary, add to the debate over whether Pennsylvania should opt for Medicaid expansion under the new federal health care law.
When it comes to health care, you might think that heart disease or cancer cost the most. In actuality, the most expensive condition to treat is dementia.
It is called the patient-centered medical home and it is one if the hottest concepts in medicine.