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Doctors face serious limitations in sharing patient information to improve patient health.

In world of health data, enemies may become friends

Mar 10, 2015
Sharing patient information is a key to improving patient health.
Posted In: ACOs, hospitals, data, health care

Apple's ResearchKit links iPhones to medical research

Mar 10, 2015
Using smartphones could significantly help our understanding of disease.
Posted In: apple, medical records, health care
Former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius speaks to members of the media as she comes out from the U.S. Supreme Court after oral arguments in the case of King v. Burwell March 4, 2015 in Washington, DC.

King v. Burwell: Oral arguments on Obamacare

Mar 4, 2015
Tuesday marked a big day for the Affordable Care Act
Posted In: health care, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, Supreme Court

Feds want fewer anti-psychotics prescribed to seniors

Mar 2, 2015
Heavily marketed to treat patients with dementia, drugs can lead to death
Posted In: Health, health care, prescription drugs, elder care, dementia
Program assistant Mayra Dittman (R) helps Juanita Gilbert in Novato, California.

Value of a dollar in Indiana's Medicaid expansion

Jan 29, 2015
Under the deal reached this week, there will be monthly premiums of at least $1.
Posted In: medicaid, health care, low income

Penalties on the way for the uninsured under Obamacare

Jan 29, 2015
As many as 6 million households will be fined, but it's unclear how many will pay.
Posted In: health care, ACA, Obamacare
Gautam Gupta receives an influenza shot from Ray Grigorio, a nurse practitioner at a CVS in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The CDC announced last week the strain of dominant influenza has mutated, leaving people who got the flu shot vulnerable

President Obama aims to pass Healthy Families Act

Jan 15, 2015
The plan would allow workers to earn more paid sick time.
Posted In: sick leave, health care, sickness

Apps help employees care for aging parents

Jan 7, 2015
Helping employees with care may help them stay focused at work
Posted In: app, health care, benefits, eldercare
A health-care reform specialist helps people select insurance plans at an Affordable Care Act Enrollment Fair at California's Pasadena City College in 2013.

What health care in 2015 will look like

Dec 26, 2014
Health care in the New Year may be more convenient but cost more.
Posted In: health care, ACA, 2015

The math behind health care's crazy inflation

Dec 22, 2014
Costs keep going up, but what about value?
Posted In: health care, medical costs, health insurance

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