Healthcare

Zeoli Show Log 08.13.15

Rich discussed the Hillary Clinton email server, the EPA spill, and the Pope’s visit to Philadelphia. He also discussed Van Halen, Rand Paul’s impression of Donald Trump and more. Rich spoke with Dr. Mazz during the Ask the Doctor segment. He also spoke with Gov. Ed Rendell about political topics in the news.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/13/2015

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Improving Communication Could Reduce Health Care Mistakes

There is no doubt communication is crucial in health care where the stakes can be tremendously high.

06/12/2015

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Insurers Ask Pennsylvania Regulators For Big Rate Increases

A national upswing of health insurance rates is coming to Pennsylvania, and that could mean bigger-than-expected cost increases next year.

06/07/2015

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Philadelphia Jobs Report: Now Is A Good Time To Enter Healthcare Industry

Jill Schlesinger reports as more Americans gain access to insurance, providers will need to add staff to meet increased demands.

04/09/2015

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Doctor Shortage By 2020

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.

03/31/2015

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New Tech Serving Doctors And Patients

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.

02/23/2015

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Can Employer Legally Require Flu Shot?

Can your employer force you to get a flu shot?

02/04/2015

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Music May Have Medicinal Benefit

A new report looks at an inexpensive but quite effective method to reduce the stress associated with heart disease.

01/14/2015

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Take Preventive Measures With Your Health Care

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.

01/12/2015

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105K Sign Up For Health Coverage In New Jersey

The majority of those who registered through the federally run program were people who had coverage in 2014 and were re-enrolling.

12/31/2014

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Lawsuit Filed Over Governor Corbett’s Overhaul Of Medicaid

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.

12/23/2014

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First Healthcare Open Enrollment Deadline Passes, But Next Deadline Is Coming Up

You can still be covered by the Affordable Care Act, your coverage just won’t start on the first of the year.

12/16/2014

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New Jersey Hospitals Earn Top Marks For Safety

Keeping patients safe and protecting their health might seem like obvious requirements of any hospital, but facilities in some states are better than others.

10/30/2014

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Health Care Providers Stepping Up Ebola Preparedness Efforts

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.

10/07/2014

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Patients Consider Online Reviews When Choosing A Doctor

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.

09/29/2014

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