Healthcare News & Insights

Are secret shoppers the key for improved price transparency?

Patients want upfront information about the price of treatments from their hospitals. But to find out if they’re getting it, hospital leaders may need to go undercover. 

Health care spending increases starting to reverse?

The skyrocketing cost of health care is slowing — a little. 

Why women pay more for health care

Women pay an average of one-third more for health care, according to a new study. The real question is: Why?

One in seven hospitalized Medicare patients suffers harm

A new report raises some alarming questions about the quality of care Medicare patients receive.

More proof: U.S. health care falling behind other nations

The U.S. health care system ranked last in a recent comparison of six other large countries.