By William Brangham, Jason Kane
Since the pandemic began, more Americans think U.S. health care is below average compared to other nations, and the possibility of moving to a system of universal coverage is up for debate. One potential model is Switzerland, which has achieved…
By Linda A. Johnson, Associated PRess
Communications technology, portable medical equipment and teams of doctors, nurses, X-ray techs and paramedics make this possible. Like telemedicine, the concept stands to become more popular with consumers hooked on home delivery and other Internet-connected conveniences.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
A divided federal appeals court has upheld the Trump administration's expansion of cheaper short-term health insurance plans as an alternative to the Affordable Care Act's costlier comprehensive insurance.
By Erin Brodwin, STAT News
Tech giants — with their vast budgets, institutional power, and growing focus on health — could help close racial gaps in health. But that isn't happening.
By Associated Press
Vice President Mike Pence met with public health service employees in Rockville, Maryland today before holding a press event with members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force.
House Democrats hold a news conference to discuss legislation that seeks to lower health care costs.
By Rebekah Rollston, Margot Savoy, The Conversation
While the world grappled with managing COVID-19, millions found routine appointments deferred or canceled. Two doctors offer suggestions for making those return trips safer.
By Tom Murphy, Associated Press
COVID-19 worries have kept patients away from doctors' offices and forced the postponement and cancellation of non-urgent surgeries.
Congress has appropriated roughly $175 billion so far to help hospitals and other health care providers weather the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. But some are still struggling to keep up with the need, and racial disparities in the American…
By Miles O'Brien
Since the coronavirus pandemic gripped the United States, Americans have been told to avoid emergency rooms and hospitals if possible. But now there are reports from across the country that suggest the warning may be in fact too effective, as…
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