The first installment of year-long series, which follows how the closure of one rural hospital disrupts a community’s health care, economy and equilibrium.
At the Democratic presidential debate health policies, ranging from “Medicare for All” to efforts to curb skyrocketing drug prices, were among the key issues
A majority of patients who looked at their doctor’s notes reported they felt more in control of their care and said they were more compliant taking medication.
A Trump administration proposal would change the civil rights rules dictating whether providers must care for patients who are transgender or have had an abortion.
Health headlines from the region and around the world.
How electronic health records became an ‘unholy mess.’
Hospitals conduct nightly wealth screenings — using software that culls public data such as property records, and contributions charities.
Spurred on by midterm election results that showed health care to be a deciding issue, lawmakers are pushing a bevy of new proposals and approaches.
For over a decade, we’ve been waiting for Washington to solve our healthcare woes. Now, with Washington in total dysfunction, states are looking for solutions.
Seven in 10 or those polled said the healthcare system in “crisis” or having “major problems, in response to a new Gallup poll. The results are in line with what the poll has found since 1994.
Compared to their male counterparts, female politicians are more likely to advance women’s rights, health care and family policy.
Must-read health care stories of the week from Kaiser Health News’ Brianna Labuskes.
Two-liter bottle of soda increased 64 percent; price of diet drinks jumped, too