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Healthcare

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What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

09/18/2014

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Report: Philadelphia Is Facing A Doctor Shortage

Consider this: In Pittsburgh, there are 87 patients per doctor. In Philadelphia, there are 258.

09/17/2014

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Administrative Costs Add Heavy Expense To Health Care

Administrative costs may be the real reason your doctor’s bill is so expensive.

09/17/2014

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Computerized Medical Records Subject To Cyber Attacks

Many hospitals will need to turn to what is called cyberdefense in an effort to defend patient confidentiality.

08/08/2014

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American Well App

The American Well app lets you see a doctor on your phone or tablet – and even get short term prescriptions and consultations.

07/31/2014

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Trying To Develop More Primary Care Physicians

We all know there is a need to have more primary care physicians in the country and the challenge to develop more of them is on-going.

07/03/2014

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Accompany Seniors To Doctors Appointment

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.

06/24/2014

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Doctors Using Electronic Medical Records To Improve Care

Even with the introduction and clerical nature of electronic medical records, physicians are starting to find ways to use them to improve care.

06/23/2014

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Cooper University Hospital Announces Priority Program For Veterans

Veterans will go to the front of the line at a New Jersey health care system.

06/17/2014

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3 On Your Side: Health Insurance Options For 2014 Grads

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan sorts through some of the basics.

06/11/2014

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Local College Targeting Healthcare Industry Receives $2M Grant

The Mayes College at the University of the Sciences in University City has received a $2 million gift from an alumnus.

05/11/2014

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Medicaid Patients Less Likely To Get Primary Care Appointment

Study finds privately insured patients are more than 25% more likely to get a primary care appointment than patients on Medicaid.

04/16/2014

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Help Available For Those Still Working To Sign Up For Federal Health Care

The deadline for enrollment in a health plan under the Affordable Care Act has passed but thousands of people are still working through the process.

04/05/2014

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Stigall: Number Of Those Reportedly Enrolled For Health Insurance ‘Phony From Top To Bottom’

On Wednesday on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, Chris Stigall responded to President Obama’s announcement that over seven million people have enrolled for health insurance through healthcare.gov.

04/02/2014

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Stigall Incensed By Ex-Chief Of Staff’s Comments On ‘CBS This Morning’

Chris Stigall took issue Tuesday with comments by former White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley about younger enrollees of health insurance subsidizing older Americans’ health care costs.

04/01/2014

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