AIDS Organization Helps Get Important Health Care Information To Philadelphia ImmigrantsA local organization committed to providing HIV care, social services and other outreach efforts to Philadelphia's culturally diverse community sponsored a seminar focusing on the plight of immigrants and what can sometimes be their complicated access to health care.
Accompany Seniors To Doctors AppointmentThe next time an elderly loved one goes to the doctor for an appointment, try and take the time to go with him or her. There are several reasons.
Bucks County's H.R. Department Slammed by Health Care ProbersThe grand jury did not find fraud by county workers but noted that the county's human resources department failed to remove people who weren’t entitled to benefits from the health care rolls.
White House Honors Phila. Woman For Health Services to Asian CommunityAmy Jones (second from left) is director of health and social services for the Southeast Asian Mutual Assistance Association Coalition, based in South Philadelphia.
Urgent Care Centers A New Trend In How Health Care Is Delivered In Philadelphia RegionDuring the past couple of years, the Philadelphia region has seen a dramatic increase in the number of urgent care facilities popping up in neighborhoods.
Medicaid Patients Less Likely To Get Primary Care AppointmentStudy finds privately insured patients are more than 25% more likely to get a primary care appointment than patients on Medicaid.
Hospitals Cut Healthcare-Associated Infections By HalfUnfortunately the bad news is that about 1 in 25 patients experience one of these infections every day.
Dom Giordano Talks About The Affordable Care Act With Dr. Ezekiel EmanuelDom Giordano spoke with Dr. Ezekial Emanuel, one of the architects of the Affordable Care Act, about his new book on healthcare.
Area Health Care Chain Says It Will No Longer Hire Workers Who SmokeMain Line Health says it will no longer hire tobacco and nicotine users after May 1st. In addition, it says it will require its current employees who smoke to pay a surcharge for their healthcare benefits.
Medical Profession Making Impersonal Transition To TechHave you noticed that your doctor might be spending more time looking at the computer than looking at you during your appointment?
Obamacare Key Dates In 2014Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.
Baby Boomers Getting Attention From Healthcare ProvidersWhen it comes to healthcare, baby boomers are getting a great deal of attention because there is strength in numbers.
Policy Cancellations: President Obama Will Allow Old PlansBowing to pressure, President Barack Obama on Thursday announced changes to his health care law to give insurance companies the option to keep offering consumers plans that would otherwise be canceled.
Romneycare Vs. Obamacare: Key Similarities & DifferencesCan the nation expect to see the same positive results across the country as was seen in Massachusetts?
Patient Navigator SystemA patient navigator helps those diagnosed with cancer or other illnesses, navigate the health care system and understand their options.