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The pandemic continues to surge, and more medical professionals themselves are catching the virus.
There were anecdotal reports of disrupted operations at various hospitals.
While the idea has advantages, the transition away from CDC system may create new problems for hospitals, which had little notice and are struggling with limited resources.
Fear of contracting coronavirus is keeping people away from routine health care visits — and even emergency rooms.
Quick thinking and a $2.2 million investment preserved the emergency room.
North Carolina is trying to lower health care costs for state workers by limiting how much the state pays some health providers
North Carolina is taking a step toward lowering costs for state workers.
A new system can help you find out.
Today is the final day for comment for the Trump administration’s public charge proposal that would make it harder for immigrants to qualify for citizenship if they’ve used public benefits, including SNAP, public housing and Medicaid. Immigrants who’ve received cash assistance or long-term medical care already have a strike against them when they apply for […]
This morning, a Senate committee checks in to see how the cuts to the so-called 340b program, which allows hospitals to buy drugs at a discount, are impacting hospitals and patients. Critics say there’s little evidence that hospitals used the savings to help patients. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
One reason for the interest in a more empathetic clinical staff stems from the fact that hospitals and physicians, increasingly, have financial incentives to keep patients out of the hospital.