Jill Schlesinger reports as more Americans gain access to insurance, providers will need to add staff to meet increased demands.
Using data from the Census Bureau, it has been projected that by 2020, the degree of physician shortfall will be 50% greater than has been previously estimated.
A report in the journal Pediatrics finds that an effort to use text messaging to urge parents to vaccinate their children for the flu has had a great deal of success.
Can your employer force you to get a flu shot?
A new report looks at an inexpensive but quite effective method to reduce the stress associated with heart disease.
We know our service policies and check-up on cars, we know a great deal about our electronic equipment, but most of us have no idea about our health care.
The majority of those who registered through the federally run program were people who had coverage in 2014 and were re-enrolling.
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.