Tag Archives: Healthcare

Why unique patient identifiers are a key missing piece in healthcare

Efficient patient identification is an area plaguing U.S. healthcare. In fact, the Joint Commission has named improving the accuracy of patient identification as the most important national patient safety goal since 2014. However, privacy concerns have been a barrier to their widespread implementation. Unique patient identifiers are central to eliminating medical errors and costs resulting… Read More »

Trump administration considers September unveiling of healthcare plan: WSJ

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump arrives at Morristown municipal airport for a weekend at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, U.S., August 2, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is considering unveiling, as early as September, his healthcare plan as part of his presidential re-election campaign… Read More »

Blame FDR for our healthcare disaster

Left, Right, and in between, everyone can agree that our employer-provided health insurance industry is failing. Even if the overwhelming majority of Americans wish to keep their private health insurance, the market itself issues perverse incentives and leaves millions of Americans in the dust. Republicans rightly blame Obamacare for the consolidation of the health insurance… Read More »

U.S. federal court delays adoption of healthcare rule on abortion

FILE PHOTO – A imaging table inside the Reproductive Health Services of Planned Parenthood St. Louis Region, Missouri’s sole abortion clinic, in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. May 28, 2019. REUTERS/Lawrence Bryant WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and its opponents in a California lawsuit agreed on Friday to delay… Read More »