It's little surprise that David Sedaris, whose acid observations about how Americans inflict themselves on one another are the best put to paper since Ambrose Bierce, left this country years...
An Austin, Texas hospital improved the efficiency of its emergency department by taking inspiration from an unlikely model: the assembly line.
As open enrollment gets into full swing, some state health insurance exchanges are experiencing a leadership shakeup. The executive director of Maryland's health insurance, for instance, has stepped down from her post amid criticism and technical problems.
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and the White House have been releasing multiple numbers in an attempt to show the federal health insurance exchange website, HealthCare.gov, is operating smoothly now. But how many of those data points really matter?
Blood transfusions have been a staple of hospital care for nearly a century, but providers find they can reap big savings by stemming the number of such procedures performed, according to USA Today
The declining cost increases in healthcare delivery has apparently had a collateral effect on repealing the sustainable growth rate formula, as the Congressional Budget Office has reduced the price tag of eliminating the unpopular method for gauging physician payments by tens of billions of dollars.
Patients guided to hospitals with lower prices for hip and knee replacement procedures prompted other hospitals to lower their prices, according to a new research brief by the Center for Studying Health System Change.
Although Americans aged 45 and older value dental coverage benefits, only four in 10 older Americans have dental insurance from an employer, private and/or supplemental plan, finds a new survey from WellPoint.
A federal judge on Friday slapped UnitedHealthcare with an injunction only hours before the insurer was set to drop thousands of physicians and patients from its Medicare Advantage network in Connecticut, Medical Economics reported.
A new report from online appointment-booking service ZocDoc provides several useful insights into patient needs and preferences.