health care



Jun 24, 2013
The Obama administration launches its new website to get people signed up.
Posted In: health care, Obamacare, NBA

When insurance is too expensive no matter what

Jun 21, 2013
Federal subsidies will make it easier for millions of Americans to buy health coverage, but millions still won't be able to afford it.
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act, medicaid, health insurance

How much should you save for long-term care?

Jun 20, 2013
Nursing homes can run around $100,000 a year, and many aging boomers will not have the money.
Posted In: Social Security, health care, long-term care insurance

Forget the patient, what happens when the medical hardware gets a virus?

Jun 17, 2013
As hospitals become more automated, the dangers of computer viruses become more serious.
Posted In: health care, hospital, medical records

Latinos more in favor of health care reform: Poll

Jun 14, 2013
Nationwide, skepticism over the Affordable Care Act is persistent. But according to a poll conducted by the Spanish language broadcaster Univision, Latinos in California have a much more positive take new health care law.
Posted In: health care, Latino voters, Affordable Care Act

Will coordinating health care cut your medical bill?

Jun 13, 2013
Accountable care organizations are supposed to be one of the money-saving saviors of health care reform, but some fear they could drive prices up.
Posted In: health care, health insurance, health care reform

A health datapalooza: Washington and private health care's quest to mine health data

Jun 3, 2013
For two days, nearly 2,000 data geeks, entrepreneurs, federal bureaucrats and medical folks will descend on Washington, D.C., hoping to help solve the nation’s health care crisis through algorithms and spreadsheets.
Posted In: health care, big data, data mining

Doctors seek MBA's to grapple with health care reform

Jun 3, 2013
As health care reform starts upending the economics of medicine, the Kelley School -- a top-20 MBA program, based in Indiana -- is looking to cash in by launching an online MBA for just doctors.
Posted In: doctor, health care, Affordable Care Act

California's crystal ball for health insurance exchanges

May 23, 2013
California is the biggest state to unveil details of health-insurance plans to be sold on a state-run exchange. The policies provide a first look at the affordability -- and future -- of the Affordable Care Act.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, Obama-care, health care, insurance exchanges

For elderly, falling down can be costly accident

May 17, 2013
When a senior citizen falls to the ground, the resulting injury can cost tens of thousands of dollars. So health care professionals are working to eliminate the risk of falling down.
Posted In: elderly care, elderly, health care