Delivery of Care

    • KHN Column: The Health Reform (Almost) Everyone Loves

      Michael L. Millenson examines accountable care organizations.

      (Daily Report) Oct 14, 2010

    • Fear + Worry = Fewer Kids Getting Vaccinated

      After years of steady progress, the percentage of 2 year olds in private health plans being immunized dropped last year, while it went up for Medicaid patients.

      (Daily Report) Oct 14, 2010

    • The Health Reform (Almost) Everyone Loves

      Come with me to the land of happy health reform. It is a place where Republicans and Democrats find common ground, a place where physicians, hospitals and health insurers sit together as partners, a place where criticism is respectful, not rancorous. It is the world of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs).

      (Column) Oct 14, 2010

    • Various Health Groups Examine Cost, Quality Issues

      Various groups including military groups, the Committee for Quality Assurance and lawmakers examine cost and quality in healthcare.

      (Daily Report) Oct 13, 2010

    • Researchers Seek To End Disparities In Cancer, Stroke Care

      Researchers seek an answer to why there is a racial gap in breast cancer care, and others are alerting minority communities to seek help immediately when signs of stroke occur.

      (Daily Report) Oct 13, 2010

    • Berwick: New Technology Will Make Coordinating Care Easier

      "Health care practitioners have new information technologies at their disposal that will make coordinating care among providers easier and more effective than the old health maintenance organization model of 40 years ago, the administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services told a group of policy experts Tuesday," CQ Healthbeat reports.

      (Daily Report) Oct 13, 2010

    • First Edition: October 13, 2010

      Today's early morning hightlights from major news organizations looks at the number of people denied health coverage by major insurers, arguments before the Supreme Court on the right to sue vaccine makers, concerns about the FDA's plans on reviewing medical devices and doctors moving from private practice to hospital work.

      (Daily Report) Oct 13, 2010

    • Hospitals Lure Doctors Away From Private Practice

      One in six doctors works for a hospital, and the number is quickly growing. Both sides benefit: hospitals get a steady stream of patients and doctors say they can practice medicine without worrying about the hassles of running a private practice.

      (Daily Report) Oct 13, 2010

    • Hospitals Lure Doctors Away From Private Practice

      One in six doctors works for a hospital, and the number is quickly growing. Both sides benefit: hospitals get a steady stream of patients and doctors say they can practice medicine without worrying about the hassles of running a private practice.

      (Story) Oct 13, 2010

    • Studies Highlight High Medicare Costs For People In Nursing Homes

      People who live in long-term care are much more likely to be sent to the hospital, sometimes unnecessarily, which can harm patients and drive up Medicare costs.

      (Story) Oct 12, 2010