Healthcare advocates filed a federal class action in Philadelphia on Monday asking a judge to stop part of Governor Tom Corbett’s new Healthy Pennsylvania Medicaid plan.
You can still be covered by the Affordable Care Act, your coverage just won’t start on the first of the year.
Keeping patients safe and protecting their health might seem like obvious requirements of any hospital, but facilities in some states are better than others.
Public hospitals in New York City are concerned enough about Ebola that they’ve secretly been sending actors with mock symptoms into emergency rooms to test how well the triage staffs identify and isolate possible cases.
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.
Chris Stigall spoke with Penn Professor of Medicine Dr. Jason Karlawish on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about an op-ed he had published in the New York Times on aging and the role of medicine in our lives as we grow older.
With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?
Consider this: In Pittsburgh, there are 87 patients per doctor. In Philadelphia, there are 258.
Administrative costs may be the real reason your doctor’s bill is so expensive.
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.
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.
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.
Even with the introduction and clerical nature of electronic medical records, physicians are starting to find ways to use them to improve care.
Veterans will go to the front of the line at a New Jersey health care system.