Missed diagnoses out-ranked medication overdoses and surgical mistakes in causing the most patient harm.
Medical bills can be intimidating, but that doesn’t mean they are always accurate.
To lower healthcare costs, it helps for doctors to know what medical services and supplies cost
The latest research suggests that preventing psychiatrists from sharing their patients’ records with their other doctors may actually do more harm than good.
From birth control to breast-feeding support, American women are now eligible for eight additional preventive health care benefits without copay under the Affordable Care Act
As states debate whether to expand their Medicaid coverage under President Obama’s Affordable Care Act, a new study by Harvard School of Public Health researchers finds that doing so may save thousands of lives.
In a landmark decision on Thursday, the Supreme Court upheld President Obama’s sweeping health reform law. So who wins and who loses in the aftermath of the vote? Check out our companion blog Swampland to find out.
After weeks of high expectation, the Supreme Court delayed the announcement of its ruling on the Obama Administration’s Affordable Care Act until Thursday. Find out more about why the justices are keeping us waiting, over on …
Mississippi voters are deciding today on whether a fertilized egg should be legally considered a “person.” They’ll be choosing to reject or support Initiative 26, which was until weeks ago expected to pass easily but is now …
Many health policy experts, including those who wrote the Affordable Care Act, believe there’s only one thing that can get doctors to change their behavior — money. A new study may blow a giant hole in that belief, just in …
If you’ve visited the doctor or a hospital recently, you can’t help but notice how much of your care depends on some form of electronic information exchange. From the prescription your doctor writes to the chart she consults, …
Still not clear on the ins and outs of the Affordable Care Act? Here’s an easy tipsheet to help you get the most benefit out of health reform in 2011.
On the whole, Americans don’t understand the Affordable Care Act (ACA) very well. After the jump, some proof of the confusion, as well as a helpful — and adorable — video tutorial that might help clear some things up.