A new study finds that prices for services at hospitals rose far more than those by physicians during the same time period.
By Laura Santhanam
This primary care physician has been frustrated with the one-on-one doctor visit model for years. But what if there's a better way for doctors and patients to give and receive care?…
By Maureen Mavrinac, Health Affairs
Carla Keirns was determined not to have a C-section, even after two days of labor and from suggestions from her doctors. But Keirns is also a trained physician herself. She was able to have the delivery she wanted, but only…
By Adelyn Baxter
When Dolores Acevedo-Garcia and Pamela K. Joshi set out to study the racial and ethnic equity of federal policies impacting child health, they didn’t expect it to be terribly difficult. After all, they figured, there are federal mandates that require…
By Ashira Morris
Specialty medications are expected to account for half of total annual pharmacy spending, or $235 billion, by 2018.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
The nation's respite from troublesome health care inflation is ending, the government said Wednesday in a report that renews a crucial budget challenge for lawmakers, taxpayers, businesses and patients. Economic recovery, an aging society and more people insured under the…
A new study released by Health Affairs on Monday shows that a proposed ban on sugar sweetened beverages purchased with SNAP benefits would significantly reduce obesity in adults ages 18-65. A subsidy for fruits and vegetables would more than double…
A new study published by the journal “Health Affairs” examines how often undocumented immigrants in California used health services to see whether conservative talking points about the Affordable Care Act hold true.
Though family caregiver support has been lacking in the past, recent years have seen considerable research on the subject, along with legislation enacted to help families struggling with dementia.
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