Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 7:38am
Technological innovations happen all the time in the healthcare industry, and countless lives are saved by advances in diagnostic tests, robotic surgical techniques, and new drug therapies. Recently, however, healthcare has harnessed innovations in mobile communication technology, revolutionizing ca
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 5:00am
According to a 2005 U.S. Department of Education longitudinal study, about half of those with disabilities enrolled in post-secondary coursework did not define themselves as disabled.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 4:00am
An estimated 400,000 people end up in one of the 250 detention centers across the United States annually -- the majority being Hispanic.
Monday, March 10, 2014 - 4:00am
When medical boards are at their best, they focus on the types of poor judgment calls that hurt patients. But boards also care about other things: when doctors don’t pay their taxes, how well doctors keep up their books, and who they date.
Friday, March 7, 2014 - 4:00am
Would parents do anything differently if they were told that there were a higher than expected number of cases of babies with birth defects happening around the same time that they were pregnant or just recently had a child?
Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 4:00am
What does health reform look like at the ground level? Very different from the typical media diet of enrollment updates and website glitches.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 5:00am
For my fellowship project, I aimed to compare two other states to my home state of Colorado’s approach to the Affordable Care Act. Showing the law actually creating new opportunities in Colorado would be easy. Showing the law not working in a state that's resisting it would be tougher.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 12:00am
Reporting on Health is now accepting applications for the 2014 National Health Journalism Fellowship. Additionally, look at these openings at POLITICO Pro, The American Public Health Association and FierceHealthcare.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 4:00am
Average hospital charges for maternity care in California for ART/AI infants were almost fifty percent higher than for naturally conceived infants.
Monday, March 3, 2014 - 4:00am
News of a cluster of birth defects in Eastern Washington has all the makings of a true medical horror story: children being born missing parts of their brain and authorities withholding information from scared parents. But there’s another story here.
Sunday, March 2, 2014 - 8:36am
The Obama administration is finally addressing the expensive, dangerous and usually unnecessary psychiatric drugs that are footed by taxpayers in federal entitlement programs. It has proposed that insurers may limit Medicare coverage of certain classes of drugs.
Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 12:00pm
Dr. Robert Ross and Professor Gerald Kominsi offer thought-provoking perspectives on health reform to California journalists at USC Annenberg: the horse-race style coverage of the Affordable Care Act’s bumpy start has a way of obscuring the sheer magnitude of the changes underfoot.
Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 5:00am
The records of a doctor in Washington State with a history of injuring patients during surgery will vanish from public review, if legislation under consideration gets passed.
Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 1:10am
The major emphasis of the intervention is the focus on the community. Groups of Persons Living with HIV are within the communities and reach out to pregnant women so as to prevent them from transmitting the virus to their babies.
Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 1:01am
The community of Kikamulo gathered at of Kikamulo Sub County near Kikamulo Health centre III after mobilization by Bagundede groups of persons Living with HIV/AIDS (PHA). This gathering brought together local leaders, the sub county chief, religious leaders, Village health team members, health worke