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.