Health expenses surging in Massachusetts | Boston Globe
Consumers and businesses across Massachusetts will have to pay more for healthcare in 2016, as insurance rates rise at a faster clip and some premiums soar by double digit rates.
The Veterans Health Administration's Office of the Medical Inspector has launched a federal inquiry into allegations that missed diagnoses and poor patient care at the Oklahoma City VA Medical Center have resulted in life-altering consequences for a number of veterans.
Uproar over plans to close money-losing hospital in Maryland | Washington Post
The decision to close a hospital in Laurel, Md., has triggered a series of heated hearings in the state capital, demonstrations by union members, and allegations of betrayal from residents and politicians.
St. Luke's to offer 24-hour-a-day telemedicine service via smartphones | LehighValleyNews.com
St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem, Pa., this month plans to launch a statewide, 24-hour telemedicine service that the network.
Ohio patients, providers get accurate health records at their fingertips | Crain's Cleveland Business
Ohio patients, providers get accurate health records at their fingertips Some Ohio hospitals are using biometric technology such as fingerprint scanners to reduce medical errors, prevent medical identity fraud and misidentification, and give patients easier, more secure access to health records.