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Rates of Uninsured Children in Tennessee Decreased to Prepandemic Levels, but Worries Remain

Feb 23, 2023 at 02:19 pm by Staff

  At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic the rate of Tennessee uninsured children more than doubled as the state experienced the highest spike in unemployment since the G.... Read More

Medical Malpractice Claims and the Impact of Social Inflation

Feb 21, 2023 at 02:32 am by Staff

  Using insurance company annual statement data, the “Medical Malpractice Claims-Made Social Inflation and Loss Development Report” estimates that in the dec.... Read More

After Staying Away During Pandemic, Doctors Return to Lobby Congress

Feb 20, 2023 at 08:01 pm by Staff

  By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News    WASHINGTON — Dr. Timothy McAvoy, an internist from Waukesha, Wisconsin, held his infant granddaughter Tu.... Read More

Doctors Are Disappearing from Emergency Rooms as Hospitals Look to Cut Costs

Feb 13, 2023 at 11:56 pm by Staff

  By Brett Kelman and Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio, Kaiser Health News    Pregnant and scared, Natasha Valle went to a Tennova Healthc.... Read More

Some Addiction Treatment Centers Turn Big Profits by Scaling Back Care

Jan 31, 2023 at 11:46 am by Staff

    Near the end of his scheduled three-month stay at a rehab center outside Austin, Texas, Daniel McKegney was forced to tell his father in North Carolina that he.... Read More

It’s ‘Telehealth vs. No Care’: Doctors Say Congress Risks Leaving Patients Vulnerable

Jan 31, 2023 at 11:38 am by Staff

  By Sarah Jane Tribble, Kaiser Health News    When the covid-19 pandemic hit, Dr. Corey Siegel was more prepared than most of his peers. Half of Siege.... Read More

The Biggest, Buzziest Conference for Health Care Investors Convenes Amid Fears the Bubble Will Burst

Jan 22, 2023 at 09:29 pm by Staff

  By Darius Tahir, Kaiser Health News    Health care’s business class returned to its San Francisco sanctuary last week for JPMorgan’s annua.... Read More

LifeFlight personnel train on advanced cardiac devices

Jan 22, 2023 at 08:10 pm by Staff

  by Matt Batcheldor   Vanderbilt LifeFlight personnel recently received training on using advanced cardiac devices in transport settings, devices that were histo.... Read More

Will the Smartphone Be the Next Doctor’s Office?

Jan 17, 2023 at 11:31 am by Staff

    By Hannah Norman, Kaiser Health News  The same devices used to take selfies and type out tweets are being repurposed and commercialized for quick ac.... Read More

More Orthopedic Physicians Sell Out to Private Equity Firms, Raising Alarms About Costs and Quality

Jan 09, 2023 at 04:21 pm by Staff

  By Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News   Dr. Paul Jeffords and his colleagues at Atlanta-based Resurgens Orthopaedics were worried about their ability t.... Read More