Clinical CareUConn Health CMO: 'You Need to Listen More Than You Talk'
Scott Allen, MD, says patient safety must start at the top of a health system's leadership team and extend to...
Covid-19Scientists Search for Cause of Mysterious COVID-Related Inflammation in Children
More than 5,200 of the 6.2 million U.S. children diagnosed with COVID have developed MIS-C.
PayerCalifornia's Mental Health Crisis: What Went Wrong? And Can We Fix It?
Experts discuss the challenges that arise when the state puts insurance companies in charge of delivering critical health services.
Covid-19Children With Disabilities Face Special Back-to-School Challenges
The return to school raises particular health issues for children with disabilities who are at increased risk for serious bouts...
Covid-19What Will It Take to Boost Vaccinations? The Scene From Kentucky's Back Roads
Kentucky is in the midst of a COVID-19 wildfire sparing no part of the state; new case counts topped 4,000...
Human ResourcesWatch: Going Beyond the Script of 'Dopesick' and America's Real-Life Opioid Crisis
The Hulu series dovetails with the broader reality KFF's journalists and analysts have been documenting in their work for the...
InnovationQ&A: How Will California's New 988 Mental Health Line Actually Work?
States are required to have some version of the 988 system up and running by July 2022. But the actual...
Clinical CarePerspective: A Wrenching Farewell -- Bidding Adieu to My Primary Care Doctor After Nearly 30 Years
It feels like an essential lifeline is being severed. I'll miss him dearly.
Clinical Care6 Months to Live or Die: How Long Should an Alcoholic Liver Disease Patient Wait for a Transplant?
A widespread practice requires patients with alcoholic liver disease to complete a period of sobriety before they can get on...
Covid-19California Vaccine Mandate Extends to Aides for People With Disabilities
Those who work directly with people with disabilities must be fully vaccinated by Nov. 30.
Clinical CareRacism a Strong Factor in Black Women's High Rate of Premature Births, Study Finds
Black women are about 1.6 times as likely as whites to give birth more than three weeks before the due...
NursingMandatory Vaccines for Healthcare Workers Might Upend Nurses' Training
Groups representing the nursing profession say "students should be vaccinated when clinical facilities require it" to complete their clinical training.