Kaiser Health News
Even in states with programs to stabilize people with a serious mental illness, such as Oregon, treatment isn’t guaranteed.
Some hospitals are now considering child care centers as a means of solving one of the pandemic era’s big challenges: persuading employees to stay.
Two-thirds of hospices, once primarily run by nonprofit entities, are now for-profit — and they are increasingly a target for private equity firms.
Health insurers are now posting their negotiated rates for medical services, but it could still be weeks before data firms put it into usable forms.
Even as specialists in infectious diseases praise the treatment’s effectiveness, many doctors say they have questions about prescribing the drug and want better data.
Some families are forming their own biotech businesses to help their children, acting as drug developers to find treatments for ultra-rare diseases that affect 1,000 patients or fewer.
The uncertainty around abortion access in states where abortion is now or could become illegal has seemingly spurred a rise in the number of people seeking surgical sterilization, doctors say.
Fresh off the Federal Trade Commission’s successful challenges to four hospital mergers, the Biden administration’s new majority on the commission is primed to more aggressively combat consolidation in the health care industry than it has in past years.
Nearly 50,000 Americans die of resistant bacterial infections each year, but the FDA has not approved a new antibiotic since 2019.