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So young and so many pills
These days, the medicine cabinet is truly a family affair. More than a quarter of U.S. kids and teens are taking a...
Harvard Pilgrim seeks ’global payments’
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care will move towards “global payment” contracts with hospitals and doctors, CEO...
UnitedHealth deploying EHR technology with providers
UnitedHealth Group has launched several new initiatives designed to help providers adopt electronic health records. Its...
CA sets rates for new high-risk plan
One of the first new programs in the Obama administration’s massive health care overhaul will start next month in...
Some insurers stop writing new coverage for kids
Some major health insurance companies will no longer issue certain types of policies for children, an unintended...
The do-it-yourself house call
Technology that aims to keep congestive heart failure patients out of the hospital is gaining traction. The...
For chronic care, your employer may be able to help
If you are one of the 133 million American grappling with a chronic illness like diabetes, asthma or heart disease...
More Southern California residents forgo preventive care, providers say
As of February, an estimated 500,000 California residents had lost their health insurance since the start of the...
Bad economy leads patients to put off surgery, or rush it
As the recession deepens, doctors and hospitals are reporting that hard-pressed patients are deferring elective...
Workers get healthcare at the office
Even as employers push a greater share of rising medical costs on to workers, a growing number of companies also are...