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Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

How Does My Health Insurance Work At The Hospital?

The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.

03/06/2014

How Do I Use My Health Insurance When I Visit A Doctor?

To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.

03/06/2014

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Can Employers Mandate Flu Shots?

With reports of the flu epidemic growing by the day, many employers are providing on-site flu shots. Some are requiring them. Can they?

02/10/2014

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Chester County Hospitals See Dozens Of Patients With Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Chester County Emergency Management says so far they have 25 cases, including the seven mentioned above, of carbon monoxide poisoning.

02/06/2014

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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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Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital For Children’s Help Our Kids Holiday Card Program

Beth Carlough, Child Life Manager, and Jackson Cole, one of the designers of the cards, was here to speak with us about the Nemours Help our Kids Holiday Card Program.

11/26/2013

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The Overprescribing Of Opioids A Major Cause For Concern

We have a major public health problem in this country and it has to do with the overuse of opioid medications.

11/21/2013

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Patient Navigator System

A patient navigator helps those diagnosed with cancer or other illnesses, navigate the health care system and understand their options.

10/28/2013

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Defining Quality Health Care

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.

09/10/2013

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Avoid Hospital Stays When Possible

Patients should only be admitted to the hospital when they absolutely need to be. Your own home may be a better environment for recovery.

05/17/2013

Stigall Show Log 3.28.13

Chris discusses the Supreme Court’s hearings on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage act and debates whether or not hospitals should hire smokers. He talks to Adrian Benepe from the Trust for Public Land, John Lyles, the inventor of the Skull Shaver, gun rights attorney Evan Nappen, and the Brandywine Roller Girls.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/28/2013

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Disruption In Healthcare May Be For The Better

When people talk about the changes in healthcare, words like transformation and innovation are thrown around. As a patient, that sounds pretty good. But another word, one that is more foreboding, is also being used – it is disruption.

03/11/2013

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A Need For Operating Room Checklists

They are called hospital-based checklists. They can be used to make certain that important steps are not missed in patient care. However, they are not always used in the Operating Room. A new report suggests they should be.

01/31/2013

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