Healthcare

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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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Dom Giordano Talks About The Affordable Care Act With Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel

Dom Giordano spoke with Dr. Ezekial Emanuel, one of the architects of the Affordable Care Act, about his new book on healthcare.

03/05/2014

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Local Group Of Officials To Hold Healthcare Sign Up Event

A group of Philadelphia elected officials and non-profits have declared this “Affordable Care Act week” and they’re kicking it off with a sign-up event at the Columbia North YMCA from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

02/15/2014

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Medical Profession Making Impersonal Transition To Tech

Have you noticed that your doctor might be spending more time looking at the computer than looking at you during your appointment?

01/28/2014

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Limiting The Influence Of Drug Companies On Medical Decision Makers

Conflict-of-interest policies now restrict interactions between drug reps and doctors but nurses and other medical personnel still get gifts.

12/12/2013

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ACA Could Shut Down Volunteer Fire Departments Throughout The Country

Unless clarified by the IRS or amended by Congress, the Affordable Care Act could shut down volunteer fire departments through out the country including the 60-member company in Stone Harbor.

12/11/2013

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3 On Your Side: Healthcare.gov Site Still Has Glitches

It’s been two months since the Obama administration rolled out the health care enrollment website and, from the start there were problems. The administration vowed to fix the issues by December 1. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has a status report.

12/02/2013

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A Doctor’s Legal Obligation To Administer Care

Legally, does your doctor have the right to refuse to treat you?

11/28/2013

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Navigating Health Care And Its Costs

A new report in the New England Journal of Medicine has found that physicians need to talk to their patients more about treatment options and their costs.

10/25/2013

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Groundbreaking Thursday On Innovative New Health Care Facility In Bensalem

The Lifestyle Comprehensive Healthcare Center in Bensalem will be a 200,000 square foot facility where patients can get most if not all of their healthcare needs under one roof.

10/24/2013

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Medicare’s Wellness Program

If you are on Medicare there are many health benefits you might not be aware of and they are designed to help keep you healthy.

10/23/2013

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