FinanceBusiness Is Booming for Dialysis Giant Fresenius. It Took a $137M Bailout Anyway.
The full amount going to Fresenius and many other dialysis providers is far higher than what KHN could confirm.
StrategyHospital Merger in Washington State Stokes Fears About Catholic Limits on Care
It is unclear whether secular hospitals can continue to offer services forbidden by church doctrine, including abortion, birth control, gender...
Covid-19Public Health Experts Fear a Hasty FDA Signoff on Vaccine
Early evidence that any vaccine works would lead to political pressure from the administration for emergency approval by the FDA.
Covid-19The Color of COVID: Will Vaccine Trials Reflect America's Diversity?
Historically, racial and ethnic miniorities have been less likely to be included in clinical trials for disease treatment.
NursingNurses Must Fight Against Racism. ANA's President Shares How
Ernest J. Grant, president of the American Nurses Association, discusses how racism is a 'public health crisis' and affects nurses...
Covid-19Health Workers Resort to Etsy, Learning Chinese, Shady Deals to Find Safety Gear
The global pandemic has ordinary healthcare workers going to extremes in a desperate hunt for medical supplies.
Covid-19'No Intubation': Seniors Fearful of COVID-19 are Changing Their Living Wills
For older adults contemplating what might happen to them during this pandemic, ventilators are a fraught symbol, representing a terrifying...
StrategyDoctors Are Hoarding Unproven Coronavirus Medicine by Writing Prescriptions for Themselves and Their Families
Demand for chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine surged over the past several days as President Donald Trump promoted them as possible treatments...
FinanceTexas Physicians Group Pays $1.2M to Settle False Claims Allegations
A whistleblower complaint alleged that Millennium Physicians Association PLLC billed Medicare for sleep studies conducted by uncredentialed technicians.
Clinical CareHeart Association Puts Halt To Bayer's Giant Displays Of Baby Aspirin
The American Heart Association says that although aspirin can help people with previous heart attacks or strokes, its risks generally...
Clinical CareAre ICU Patients' End-of-Life Plans Being Ignored?
Study: More than a third who asked for limited treatment still got intensive care.
NursingImprove Palliative Care Delivery, Decrease Nurse Moral Distress
When nurses reported less frequent use of palliative care for their patients, they tended to experience higher levels of moral...