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  • California's Medi-Cal explosion

    California's Medi-Cal explosion
    California is coming face to face with the reality of one of its biggest Obamacare successes: the explosion in Medi-Cal enrollment. The numbers — 2.2 million enrollees since January — surprised healthcare experts and created unforeseen...
  • Walgreens to open more health clinics in Texas

    Walgreens to open more health clinics in Texas
    Walgreen Co. said Wednesday it will expand its retail health clinics into the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area, part of a nationwide push to extend its health care offerings. Walgreen has expanded the clinics into stores in five new states over the past...
  • Devices slice time, distance for patients via 'telemedicine'

    PITTSBURGH Concerned about a growth on his face, Mt. Lebanon, Pa., resident, Robert Johnston could have made an appointment with the dermatologist already treating him for other reasons. Instead, he snapped photos of himself and the affected area,...
  • Four Things to Know About the Hartford HealthCare-Anthem Dispute

    Connecticut's largest hospital network and largest insurer are in the midst of a contract dispute. It's a type of clash that's become familiar, but it's occurring in a new context, against the backdrop of significant changes in health care: the...
  • Obamacare law funds studies on better health care

     Obamacare law funds studies on better health care
    On a recent afternoon, Dr. Evan Lyon of the University of Chicago Hospitals wrapped his stethoscope around his neck, packed a blood pressure cuff and a pulse oxygen meter into his backpack, and set off to see a patient. Katie White, the patient, was not...
  • Poorly trained 'assistant physicians' aren't the answer

    To the editor: Can an untrained doctor deliver top-quality primary care after 30 days of supervision in an established practice? I had firsthand experience with partially trained internists while an Army physician during the Vietnam War. I saw some...
  • Megan McArdle: Welcome to Wal-Mart. The doctor will see you now

    As its retail business matures into slower growth, Wal-Mart Stores wants to disrupt another mass market: health care. The company is piloting what it hopes will be a broad network of primary-care clinics. The company already has urgent-care clinics in...
  • Judge asks for evidence, not emotion, in abortion case arguments

    AUSTIN, Texas After hearing four days of testimony on a regulation that promises to close most Texas abortion clinics in 31/2 weeks, U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel added one more day by scheduling closing arguments for next week. Yeakel said he wants...
  • Not enough primary-care doctors? Try Missouri's prescription.

    Not enough primary-care doctors? Try Missouri's prescription.
    Everyone agrees that the United States does not have enough primary-care physicians. There are huge swaths of the nation, especially rural and inner-city areas, that lack any primary-care physicians. The Department of Health and Human Services estimates...
  • Lawmakers' costly plan to fix Veterans Affairs is temporary, or not

    When it passed legislation to fix the troubled Veterans Affairs Department, Congress managed to do two things lawmakers have often vowed to avoid: create a new benefit program and fail to pay for it. The $16.3-billion measure, which President Obama...
  • State: St. Luke's staff not properly trained to monitor man who jumped to death from hospital window

    The St. Luke's University Hospital security guard assigned to keep constant watch on a trauma patient who jumped out of a sixth-floor hospital window to his death in June had not been fully trained in monitoring patients, a state Department of Health...