health care


The Star Apartments under construction in December 2012 in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles.

Cutting health costs by subsidizing housing

Dec 4, 2014
Experiment in housing for homeless is completed in L.A. – and health-care costs fall.
Posted In: homeless, Skid Row, Housing, health care
Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.

Hackers target the healthcare industry

Dec 1, 2014
The cyber-criminals seem to be looking for information that could affect the stock market.
Posted In: health care, cybersecurity
 Hisham Uadadeh enrolls in a health insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act.

Let's do the numbers of Obamacare enrollment

Nov 11, 2014
Will there be 13 million people enrolled this year? Or 9 million?
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, DOH, health care
Ebola patient Amber Vinson arrived by ambulance Oct. 15 at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. She was transferred after contracting the virus at Texas Heath Presbyterian Hospital while treating Thomas Eric Duncan, who has since died.

Why the Ebola patients were transferred

Oct 16, 2014
Both nurses infected by an Ebola patient have been sent to different hospitals.
Posted In: Ebola, Emory University, health care

How insurers are adjusting payment to medical providers

Sep 30, 2014
Commercial insurers are ditching or at least tweaking the way they pay providers.
Posted In: health insurance, health care, Health care and insurance

At in-store clinics, $4 checkups for Wal-Mart workers

Sep 23, 2014
The company hopes the clinics will help save money on employee health care.
Posted In: Walmart, health care

How affordable is the Affordable Care Act?

Sep 18, 2014
A new survey suggests many Americans find their ACA coverage affordable.
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act, Obamacare
Ralph Taylor

VA hospitals turn to private doctors for help

Aug 28, 2014
Partnerships between one VA facility and private doctors are paying off for vets.
Posted In: veterans affairs, health care, doctors

Why ambulance service is a tough business

Aug 27, 2014
The business of ambulances is a tough balancing game.
Posted In: ambulance, health care