Tag Archives: Healthcare

Column: America’s healthcare system is failing because competition is disappearing – Los Angeles Times

The two major afflictions besetting the U.S. healthcare system are that its prices are too high, and that although big spending should give us better quality of care, it doesn’t. These two conditions arise from the same cause: American healthcare is becoming less competitive. Hospital chains are growing larger, and within some specialties, providers have… Read More »

Leading the path in healthcare AI software development in South Korea

In his 16 years with Seoul National University Bundang Hospital (SNUBH), Dr Rong-Min Baek served in key executive roles in both clinical and managerial areas, from department chairman to Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and Chief Science Officer (CSO). Currently the Chief Executive Officer of SNUBH, Dr Baek shares with Healthcare IT News some of the… Read More »

Daily on Healthcare: Providers would face pay cut under Senate surprise billing legislation

Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what’s going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $ 1.00 an issue! PROVIDERS WOULD FACE PAY CUT UNDER SENATE SURPRISE BILLING LEGISLATION: Average payment rates to doctors and hospitals could fall by… Read More »

California to be first state to provide healthcare to undocumented immigrants – BBC News

California is poised to become the first US state to offer government-provided healthcare to some immigrants who are in the country illegally. State Democrats agreed on Sunday that adults between the ages of 19 to 25 should have access to Medi-Cal, the state’s low-income insurance programme. The measure must still be approved by the full… Read More »