Rapid Changes to Healthcare Spurred By COVID Might Be Here to Stay

Rapid Changes to Healthcare Spurred By COVID Might Be Here to Stay

The U.S. healthcare system is famously resistant to government-imposed change. It took decades to create Medicare and Medicaid, mostly due…

Emptiness of ERs Worries Doctors as Heart Attack and Stroke Patients Delay Care

Emptiness of ERs Worries Doctors as Heart Attack and Stroke Patients Delay Care

The patient described it as the worst headache of her life. She didn’t go to the hospital, though. Instead, the…

Ineffective Masks Are Putting Healthcare Workers at Serious Risk

Ineffective Masks Are Putting Healthcare Workers at Serious Risk

With medical supplies in high demand, federal authorities say health workers can wear surgical masks for protection while treating COVID-19…

Caring for COVID-19 at Home

Caring for COVID-19 at Home

The chills started on a Friday in March, along with a fever — four days after Jerry and Colleen Rzepka…

Coronavirus Pushes Hospitals to Share Information About Stocks of Protective Gear

Coronavirus Pushes Hospitals to Share Information About Stocks of Protective Gear

Above photo: Tom Cooper, Nashville General Hospital’s supply chain director, inspects a box of N95 respirators. The hospital is among…

Healthcare Price Info is No Cure for Sticker Shock

Healthcare Price Info is No Cure for Sticker Shock

Chances are you’ve weighed a trip to the doctor based on how poorly you feel as well as how much…

Self-Paying Your Way to Better Healthcare

Self-Paying Your Way to Better Healthcare

Even with the Affordable Care Act, millions are still uninsured, and health insurance rates continue to climb for millions more.…

7 steps to choose the best Obamacare health insurance plan for 2016

7 steps to choose the best Obamacare health insurance plan for 2016

By Kimberly Lankford, Kiplinger Personal Finance Q: I bought my health insurance policy with a subsidy through Healthcare.gov last year.…

Bedside Manner Matters

Bedside Manner Matters

Hospitals recognize that patient care is more than medicine By Eric Warner In May 2013, I headed to St. Louis…

Illinois Prepares for a New Insurance Marketplace

Illinois Prepares for a New Insurance Marketplace

Will healthcare for the uninsured really happen?By Morgan Lord Illinois is planning on more than a million uninsured residents receiving…