Improving Communication Could Reduce Health Care MistakesThere is no doubt communication is crucial in health care where the stakes can be tremendously high.
Doctor Shortage By 2020Using 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.
How The Affordable Healthcare Act Affects Tax FilingLearn how the Affordable Healthcare Act, and whether or not you have insurance, will impact the way you do taxes this year.
New Tech Serving Doctors And PatientsA report in the journal <em>Pediatrics</em> 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.
Deadline For Getting Health Insurance Through Affordable Care Act NearingToday is the deadline for getting coverage that begins in February.
Music May Have Medicinal BenefitA new report looks at an inexpensive but quite effective method to reduce the stress associated with heart disease.
Round 2 of Enrollment In Affordable Care Act Gets UnderwayThe next big push to get every American signed up for health insurance began Saturday.
Patients Consider Online Reviews When Choosing A DoctorDespite the fact there is very little quality control over random surveys, a new report suggests consumers are using the reviews to help make decisions.
Hacking Of Nude Photos Demonstrates Risk Of Electronic Medical RecordsAs the health care industry moves toward adoption of electronic medical records, what protections will be in place for your most intimate health secrets and who will hack the data?
Gov. Christie Talks Health Care, Pension Reforms At Ocean City Town HallIt’s a bitter pill for many people, state employees in particular, to swallow. But Gov. Christie says the reforms adopted a couple of years ago are far from enough. And he cited a newly released report from the Pew Charitable Trust as proof.
Computerized Medical Records Subject To Cyber AttacksMany hospitals will need to turn to what is called cyberdefense in an effort to defend patient confidentiality.
American Well AppThe American Well app lets you see a doctor on your phone or tablet - and even get short term prescriptions and consultations.
Health: Security Concerns In Wake Of Mercy Wellness Center ShootingThe medical center shooting in Darby has raised new concerns about security at health care facilities.
New Guide To Providing Health Care To The Poor Focuses On How They See The WorldThe link between poverty and bad health outcomes is well-known, but the solution may lie in better listening skills.
Bucks County's H.R. Director Suspended in Wake of Health Insurance DebacleMeredith Dolan, the county’s human resources director, has been suspended indefinitely without pay and is not likely to return.