Bidding for blood, the Priceline way

Jan 13, 2015
A Dallas company uses algorithms to streamline the process of buying blood.

Ebola is scaring people away from ERs

Oct 6, 2014
If patients avoid the ER, it could mean big revenue losses for hospitals.

Taking patient ‘happiness’ more seriously

Sep 26, 2014
Health care takes a page from the hospitality industry playbook.

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".

Inside the economics of the delivery room

May 26, 2014
New guidelines for doctors urge fewer C-sections and more natural births.

When rural hospitals close, towns struggle to stay open

Apr 10, 2014
Rural hospitals are closing at a rate that’s starting to get some politicians’ attention.

Hospitals are sharing data to save lives

Feb 14, 2014
Sharing data and best practices have caused dramatic savings

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'Admission' vs 'Observation': Medical worlds apart

Dec 6, 2013
Instead of admitting Medicare patients quickly, hospitals are "observing" them for as long as two days.

Expensive cancer treatment centers spreading to small cities

Sep 30, 2013
Even though they are not proven to be more effective than traditional treatment methods, more than a dozen proton beam therapy centers are under construction across the country, including one in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Obamacare premiums: What the price leaves out

Sep 25, 2013
President Obama unveiled the premiums for his new health care plans. But when it comes to the real cost of health care, the premium is just the beginning.

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