Healthcare News & Insights

Why are uninsured twice as likely to die in ER?

Health care providers may appear to be giving the same standard of care to insured and uninsured patients. But new research shows patient outcomes are quite different.

Improved quality of care also boosts staff morale

Initiatives to improve the quality of care can have many more benefits than “just” better patient outcomes.

Major hospital, insurers combine forces to cut costs

A pediatric hospital and four major insurers are co-operating in a unique new initiative to stem the increases in children’s health care costs while improving the quality of care.

Health reform jumps first hurdle, but has anything changed?

While politicians continue to make noise over the recent passage of a health reform bill in the House, the situation health care providers face in the trenches seems unlikely to change much.