In recent years, quality has become a buzzword in healthcare. But ‘quality’ is increasingly being linked with saving money, and that might not be best for patients.
Post exposure prophylaxis – or PEP – is important, especially for people who work in any area of health care.
Would you like to see your doctor via Skype?
Chris discusses President Obama’s statement on Trayvon Martin and Race, the impending birth of the royal baby, and the bankruptcy of Detroit. He talks to Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup, Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel, John Hayward from Human Events, and Rob Levine from Holt’s Cigar Company.
Changes coming under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, have sparked a collaborative among Abington Health, Einstein Healthcare Network and Aria Health.
Think you’re putting away enough money for your retirement? A new study might have you think again.
Some of the most important time a patient spends with a physician is when a doctor and patient can talk – but the doctor doesn’t get paid for that.
Some cancer patients might have trouble finding treatments because of budget cuts. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl says this is affecting patients who get chemotherapy in community clinics.
When it comes to health care, you might think that heart disease or cancer cost the most. In actuality, the most expensive condition to treat is dementia.
It pays to be a smart consumer and, as people are being asked to be more responsible for their health care expenses, it is becoming clear that it is important in this area as well.
It is called the patient-centered medical home and it is one if the hottest concepts in medicine.
Governor Corbett rolled out a wide-ranging agenda as he delivered his budget address to the legislature on Tuesday.
It is called a patient portal. It is a government requirement for doctors and hospitals to distribute records and data from hospital admissions for patients. It sounds good, but it may not be.
From rising healthcare costs to high deductible insurance policies, many people are left with medical bills they can’t afford. Now, many are turning to their computers and a little kindness from strangers.
Whether it is Facebook, Twitter or some other tool, social media has had an impact at many levels. But what about medicine? What has the role been there?