Individuals who are covered through Affordable Care Act marketplace plans are just as likely to have access to needed care as those who have employer-based coverage and more likely than those who are uninsured, according to new survey data compiled by the Urban Institute and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
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Increased financial pressure provides hospitals with more incentives to improve patient safety, but policymakers must establish more meaningful measures to create lasting change, write two leading patient safety experts.
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital will fork over $2.2 million to settle a case that involved an "egregious disclosure" of two patients' protected health information during filming of a reality TV series.
The head of the health insurance industry's largest trade group says she expects premiums for Affordable Care Act exchange plans to go up significantly this year. The Obama administration, though, disagrees.
As the heathcare industry works to address racial disparities and identify its causes, a new study published in Medical Care indicates missed nursing care may have something to do with it.
As the healthcare industry evolves, it appears payers hold the key to sustained success in the form of patient data, prompting mutually beneficial partnerships with providers, according to Marketplace.
Auto mechanics don't get an allotted 15 minutes to try and determine what's wrong with a car, writes Peter Pronovost, M.D., of Johns Hopkins Medicine, in a Wall Street Journal blog post.
In the next four to five years, physician practices of all sizes will likely be required to survey patients, so they should get ready now, reports Medscape.
Patients with HIV in the U.S. face barriers to good healthcare in part because of the stigma that still goes along with the disease, according to Laura Nyblade, Ph.D., in a commentary in The Daily Beast.