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  • As Boomers Age, Health Insurers Look To Adjust

    As Boomers Age, Health Insurers Look To Adjust
    Baby boomers appear poised to leave their mark on yet another institution — the insurance industry — as they age into Medicare eligibility. The roughly 75 million boomers born between 1946 and 1964 are driving demand for Medicare Advantage,...
  • Study of returns to the ER suggests lack of follow-up care

    No one wants to make a repeat visit to the emergency room for the same complaint, but new research suggests it's more common than previously thought and surprisingly, people frequently wind up at a different ER the second time around. Already some ERs...
  • Step therapy prolongs patients' misery: My Word

    Would you go to a mechanic to treat your chronic psoriasis, or your favorite barista for a customized treatment program for your chronic illness? This may sound absurd, but a similar situation is occurring across the nation. Insurance companies —...
  • Genetic testing allows precision prescribing

    Genetic testing allows precision prescribing
    Personalized medicine is moving from the realm of the futuristic to the almost commonplace. A DNA cheek swab now allows scientists to determine how genetic differences cause people to have different responses to the same drug. And that information...
  • In reversal, Sacramento County wants to restore clinic access to immigrants

    Facing a $55-million deficit during the Great Recession, Sacramento County officials made a choice: To save money, they would close their free health clinics to people who entered the country illegally. Six years later, they want to reverse that...
  • Community news: Hospital staff donates to IUN medical school

    Hospital staff donates to IUN medical school The nearly 500 doctors and dentists that comprise the Medical and Dental Staff at Munster's Community Hospital focused their philanthropy on local medical-related causes close to home. Their $125,000 gift...
  • Legislators, Hospitals Split Over How To Share Records

    Legislators, Hospitals Split Over How To Share  Records
    Hartford HealthCare announced this week that it was overhauling its IT systems to allow its patients' electronic medical records to be viewed by authorized clinicians at other hospitals in the state, and vice versa, including Yale-New Haven Health System,...
  • How Obamacare demoralized doctors and degraded care

    How Obamacare demoralized doctors and degraded care
    About a decade ago, a doctor friend was lamenting the increasingly frustrating conditions of clinical practice. "How did you know to get out of medicine in 1978?" he asked with a smile. "I didn't," I replied. "I had no idea what was coming. I just...
  • Commentary: Doctors must not be kept out of treatment decisions

    Millions of Californians who have health insurance still may not be able to access the crucial medications and treatments they need. In an effort to contain costs, some California health insurers have instituted policies to encourage the use of...
  • Hospital dietitian profile: Good nutrition is key to recovery after lung transplant

    Rachael Dunn says she's always had an appreciation for food. "I always had a love and respect for it," says Dunn, a clinical dietitian at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood since 2011. "As a kid, I always loved trying the funny-looking thing...
  • Free Taneytown clinic accepting new patients

    Free Taneytown clinic accepting new patients
    Having insurance doesn't always mean you can afford to go to the doctor. For those who have insurance and are still in need of services, there's a free health clinic rolling into Taneytown on July 8 that is accepting appointments. The nonprofit, A...