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  • The Disneyland measles crisis: how to make negligent parents pay

    The Disneyland measles crisis: how to make negligent parents pay
    The continuing and spreading outbreak of measles traced originally to visitors to Disneyland and Disney's California Adventure park revives the questions of who should be held responsible, and how they should be made to pay for the injury and illness...
  • Doctors get 'creative' in billing

    Doctors get 'creative' in billing
    As I understood it, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) was supposed to curb the cost of health care spending. What I found from a personal standpoint was creative ways for doctors to continue their billing practices. With a...
  • As millions wait and worry, pols play games on health

    As millions wait and worry, pols play games on health
    I was heading to my doctor's office in a medical arts building earlier this week when a gentleman got on my elevator. He boarded on the first floor and exited on the fifth as I continued upward. But he had a lot to say in those few seconds. "Heading...
  • Tribune update: Feds charge suspended doctor in clozapine kickback case

    Tribune update: Feds charge suspended doctor in clozapine kickback case
    Two decades ago, Dr. Michael Reinstein was known as one of the most prolific Medicaid billers in Chicago history, once charging the taxpayer-funded program for the care of 490 patients in just five days. In 2009, a joint Tribune-ProPublica investigation...
  • Nina Pham, Dallas nurse who survived Ebola, sues hospital

    Nina Pham, Dallas nurse who survived Ebola, sues hospital
    Nurse Nina Pham — once the upbeat face of the Dallas hospital that confronted the country’s first Ebola case — sued the hospital’s parent company Monday, alleging that it had failed to protect her before and after she was diagnosed...
  • Methodist Hospitals introduces new CEO

    Methodist Hospitals introduces new CEO
    Methodist Hospitals President and CEO Ray Grady has been on the job only one week, but he spent much of it listening — to doctors, staff, patients, and their families. "I felt like that was the right thing to do in order to begin to think about...
  • All-inclusive programs aim to keep seniors out of nursing homes

    All-inclusive programs aim to keep seniors out of nursing homes
    Want to stay in your own home as you age? More seniors will have that chance through a little-known program that's expanding in South Florida. The Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, or PACE, uses Medicare and Medicaid dollarsfor services and...
  • Pay cash for your health care: Concierge care is catching on

    In an era of higher deductibles, rising out-of-pocket costs, shrinking provider networks and fewer choices in health care, more people are taking matters into their own hands. Instead of using their health insurance for all of their care, they're going...
  • U. of C. nurses expected to authorize a strike

    U. of C. nurses expected to authorize a strike
    University of Chicago Medicine nurses are expected to approve a strike vote Thursday, a bargaining chip in their union's effort to reinvigorate contract negotiations. But the South Side medical center has countered by releasing a video in which the chief...
  • VA opens more doors to rural veterans in Virginia

     VA  opens more doors to rural veterans in Virginia
    About 5,500 veterans live on Virginia's Eastern Shore, and roughly 1,300 are receiving health care through the Hampton VA Medical Center. Keeping an appointment with a primary care doctor means driving from Accomack or Northampton counties, paying $13...
  • UCF med students get hands-on experience helping uninsured

    UCF med students get hands-on experience helping uninsured
    Every other Thursday night, UCF medical students don their white coats and practice what will one day be their real job. They see patients, run labs and schedule appointments at Grace Medical Home, which sees Orange County working poor who have no...