Healthcare News & Insights

AMA study: Most cities lack competitive insurance markets

Most people live in areas without a competitive market for health insurance.

Woman arrested in patient data/identity theft case

U.S. Postal Inspectors arrested a woman accused of stealing data on 4,500 patients from an Alabama hospital.

Contaminated IVs suspected in deaths of nine patients

Alabama public health officials are investigating an outbreak of bacterial infections at six hospitals in the state. 

Report: Doctors’ lack of ‘sensitivity’ may cause more strokes in some patients

Could lack of “multicultural awareness” be putting black patients at more risk for stroke?

States weigh pros and cons of health reform on their budgets

The newly passed health care law is generally seen as a boon to patients and most providers. But how individual states will fare is much less clear.

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