Many hospitals have grown wealthy while patients are squeezed by skyrocketing medical prices and rising deductibles.
Sep 29, 2022
DAVID CONFER’S DIGITIZED MEDICAL RECORDS SIT IN STACKS IN PRINTED FORM. PATIENTS HAVE HAD THE RIGHT TO REQUEST THEIR RECORDS SINCE THE 1990S, BUT THE ADVENT OF ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS MADE THAT PROCESS EASIER AND LESS COSTLY FOR THEM./LYNNE SHALLCROSS/KHN
Researchers are increasingly finding that doctors can transmit prejudice under the guise of objective descriptions, which can lead to substandard care.
Sep 26, 2022
HOSPICE NURSE RAUL DIAZ CHECKS AARON MARTINEZ’S VITAL SIGNS. DESPITE HIS MOM’S SEEMINGLY HEALTHY PREGNANCY, AARON WAS BORN WITH MOST OF HIS BRAIN CELLS DEAD, THE RESULT OF TWO STROKES AND A MASSIVE BLEED THAT OCCURRED IN UTERO./HEIDI DE MARCO/KHN
Experts are torn on when and how to deploy all the new tests available, including for those diagnosed with breast cancer.
Sep 22, 2022
CHRISTINA GREEN’S 2019 CATARACT SURGERY AT PRIVATE EQUITY-BACKED OPHTHALMOLOGY CONSULTANTS IN ST. LOUIS DIDN’T GET HER TO 20/20 VISION OR FIX HER ASTIGMATISM, SHE SAYS — DESPITE A $3,000 OUT-OF-POCKET CHARGE FOR THE ASTIGMATISM SURGICAL UPGRADE./MATT KILE/KHN