Earlier this week, a prominent health economist offered what he called “simple way” to reduce the risk of more insurers leaping off the Obamacare exchange ship: “Make the Obamacare exchange one big marketplace for everyone buying individual health insurance coverage."
With new complexities and challenges in the medical field, the role of a physician has broadened dramatically. Now, more than ever, the industry requires qualified physician leadership.
Some policymakers say giving consumers price information and letting them shop for services will help solve the nation's healthcare cost growth problem. But just trying to find a lower price for an MRI shows that shopping for a healthcare service based on price and quality is very hard.
The Rio Games mark the first time all athletes from all nations at the Olympics will have their health records managed on a common EHR.
Purple circles visible on Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps' body while he competes at the Rio Games are evidence of the superstar swimmer's belief in an ancient Chinese technique called cupping, which is touted as a way to ease sore muscles.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump claimed in an economic speech Monday that his proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act would “save” 2 million American jobs. But there are serious problems with that statement.
Last week a Democratic challenger attacked North Carolina Republican Sen. Richard Burr for a proposal to turn Medicare into a “premium support” program. Expect more Democrats to unload on their GOP opponents for the Medicare restructuring proposals in the GOP platform.
Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein wavered on the benefits and safety of childhood vaccinations. It must have made her former medical colleagues cringe.
Healthcare policy got remarkably little discussion during the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, despite repeated nods to the issue from Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and Bernie Sanders.
Two key players in the passage of the ACA warn that if Donald Trump becomes president, he and congressional Republican leaders could indeed abolish key elements of the law and roll back its insurance expansions and consumer protections.
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