Tag Archives: Care

On 10th anniversary, embattled Affordable Care Act faces yet another stress test

As the Affordable Care Act marks its 10th anniversary Monday, the law faces a unique and significant test as the economy seems likely to plunge into a recession amid the coronavirus pandemic, straining the country’s health system in an unprecedented way. Most Americans still rely on health insurance coverage through their employers. However, the ACA… Read More »

Exclusive: Brain scans used to read minds of intensive care patients

By Clare Wilson People in intensive care can be unable to say what treatment they wantMartin Barraud/Getty When a person sustains a severe brain injury that leaves them unable to communicate, their families and doctors often have to make life-or-death decisions about their care for them. Now brain scanners are being tested in intensive care… Read More »

How virtual health assistants are changing the care delivery equation

Outdated technology and processes create challenges across an overburdened healthcare system, resulting in increased costs, alienated patients, and inferior outcomes across the healthcare system. However, virtual health assistants and chatbots aim to improve the conversation between healthcare provides, payers and patients and put more information in the hands of the end users, to help healthcare… Read More »

New Hampshire voters push Democratic candidates on health care – The Washington Post

Sarah Rice for The Washington Post Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks to voters at Girls Inc. in Nashua, N.H., on Feb. 4. CONCORD, N.H. — In a union hall a mile from New Hampshire’s gold-domed statehouse, Joe Biden was working a rope line, taking selfies, clapping voters on the shoulder, when a woman with… Read More »

Red and Blue America see eye-to-eye on one issue: the nation’s health care system needs fixing – USA TODAY

Jayne O’Donnell USA TODAY Published 3:15 PM EST Feb 7, 2020 Health care is one of the most divisive issues of the 2020 presidential campaign, with candidates disparaging insurers and polarizing labels creating deep divisions even among Democrats. But remove the buzzwords from the policies, and voters who will decide the election aren’t so far apart in their own positions, new… Read More »