Kaiser Health News
The high costs of modern-day care have left millions with a devastating financial burden, but few suffer more than those with cancer.
Hospital patients not getting their teeth brushed, or not brushing their teeth themselves, is believed to be a leading cause of hundreds of thousands of cases of pneumonia a year in patients not on a ventilator.
Often backed by venture capital firms, online mental health companies are growing in popularity despite experts' concerns.
Gowns worn in medical and intensive care units ripped too easily and allowed 4 to 14 times the expected amount of liquid to seep through, a study says.
The focus is on improving mental health services, with $13 billion earmarked for such programs.
The federal government wants to hide hospitals’ safety ratings and waive financial penalties for those with the worst patient-safety track records.
Patients, consumer advocates, and researchers offered their hard-won insights on how to avoid or manage medical debt.
Pfizer's success in developing COVID medicines has given the drugmaker unusual weight in determining U.S. health policy.