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Doctors’ Lesson for Drug Industry: Abortion Wars Are Dangerous to Ignore

Apr 16, 2023 at 10:11 pm by Staff

  Julie Rovner, KFF Health News    Texas District Court Judge Matthew Kacsmaryk’s decision April 7 to rescind the approval of the abortion pill mifepri.... Read More

TN-PSQ: Three-Year Results Show TN Health Professionals Still Struggling with Pandemic, Health System Impact

Apr 03, 2023 at 08:55 am by Staff

  Tennessee health professionals are continuing to feel the strain of the pandemic and resulting health system impact, and their mental health is suffering. That is the.... Read More

A Progress Check on Hospital Price Transparency

Apr 02, 2023 at 03:40 pm by Staff

  By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News   For decades, U.S. hospitals have generally stonewalled patients who wanted to know ahead of time how much t.... Read More

Health Providers Scramble to Keep Remaining Staff Amid Medicaid Rate Debate

Mar 26, 2023 at 09:45 pm by Staff

  By Keely Larson, Kaiser Health News   Andrew Johnson lets his clients choose what music to play in the car. As an employee of Family Outreach in Helena, M.... Read More

Match Day: Finding the Right Housing Match

Mar 13, 2023 at 05:12 pm by Staff

  MMP offers personal white glove service for relocating physician families   By LYNNE JETER   On any given day, especially after Residency Match Day, Aman.... Read More

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