Health Care at a glance

Community Health Systems

Health records are an easy target for identity thieves

Aug 19, 2014
The word is Chinese hackers stole some 4.5 million patient records.
Posted In: data breach, hackers, digital medical records, cybersecurity

'No medical student goes to...become a businessperson'

Aug 18, 2014
A doctor's thoughts on the changing healthcare landscape.
Posted In: doctors, medical costs

Why that backache could really be all in your head

Aug 14, 2014
Behavioral health issues can cost employers billions.
Posted In: sick leave

What's behind no-interest medical credit

Aug 13, 2014
A bigger chunk of hospitals' money is coming from consumers, not insurers.
Posted In: health insurance, debt, medical debt
HealthKit

Healthkit is a symptom of tech's rush into health care

Aug 12, 2014
Apple is talking to hospitals about a cloud-based "health kit".
Posted In: apple, healthcare, hospitals

Your Wallet: Has the Affordable Care Act changed your life?

Aug 11, 2014
Stories of how health care is changing our experiences.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, health care, health insurance
Medical debt

Why medical debt is different from other debt

Aug 8, 2014
New FICO score calculations will lessen the impact of unpaid medical bills.
Posted In: medical costs, debt, credit score

Will the cash from the VA healthcare overhaul help?

Aug 7, 2014
Will the $16.3 billion dollar bill fix the beleaguered VA healthcare system?
Posted In: veterans affairs, health care, President Obama

How to make ambulances safer

Jul 31, 2014
EMS workers have a high on-the-job fatality rate. Could safer ambulances help?
Posted In: ambulance

Drop in uninsured is a mixed blessing for hospitals

Jul 30, 2014
Hospitals could save billions on charity care. But federal cuts are coming.
Posted In: medicaid, Obamacare, health insurance
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