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I remember when our kids got chickenpox. We were returning from vacation, and our middle child had been feverish and complained of a headache. When we got on the plane to go home I saw the characteristic signs.
Commercial disease management models did not reduce hospital admissions or emergency room visits or result in cost savings in a study of nearly 250,000 Medicare patients conducted by researchers at RTI International for the Centers for Medicare and M
Eight commercial disease-management companies using nurse-based telephone care programs failed to improve quality of care, reduce hospital admissions, decrease emergency department visits, or cut health care costs in a pilot project of fee-for-servic
On Tuesday, Nov 8, I’ll be moderating an important discussion on the future long-term care in an era of shrinking government.
The law that many Americans had hoped would transform the nation’s dysfunctional system of long-term care for the swelling ranks of people with disabilities and dementia quietly died this month, a victim of its own weaknesses, a toxic political envir
A nonprofit watchdog group is calling on the Defense Department to create a central database for domestic violence incidents involving military service members.
Up in smoke! N.Y. polls fired-up that health department spends $500G a year for smoking surveys, research
The cash-strapped state is paying New Yorkers $20 a pop to talk about their smoking habits
When Virginia Uranium Inc. took Virginia legislators to see a closed uranium mine near Bessines, France in June, company vice president Walter Coles Jr. asked the mayor of Bessines, Andrea Soyer, what advice she would give them.
The government and seafood industry must work together to reduce illnesses from Vibrio vulnificus - a naturally occurring but potentially fatal bacterium found in Gulf Coast oysters - says the Government Accountability Office.
If someone asked you to name the best hospitals in the United States, admittedly a ridiculous request, many people would start with the famous research and teaching hospitals.