Kaiser Health News
Kaiser Health News, an editorially independent news service, is a program of the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonpartisan health care policy research organization unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente.
By Kaiser Health News 11:01 am July 21, 2016
Researchers in California regularly use a database to search for trends, confirm potential cancer clusters and identify disparities in screening and outcomes.
By Kaiser Health News 10:52 am July 21, 2016
As a congressman, Pence was an early advocate for defunding Planned Parenthood.
By Kaiser Health News 08:10 am July 19, 2016
Health systems in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada and Texas are establishing small facilities with robust outpatient services to target specific regions.
By Kaiser Health News 02:13 pm June 21, 2016
More and more organizations are harnessing kiosks as a venue for less expensive and more accessible care but it remains unclear whether they can achieve similar results with existing personal devices.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine calls for national trauma system that emulates U.S. military
By Kaiser Health News 02:51 pm June 20, 2016
The organization praised the U.S. Army’s 75th Ranger Regiment for its successes in treating combat casualties under difficult conditions while virtually eliminating preventable deaths.
By Kaiser Health News 09:44 am May 25, 2016
Struggling with long wait times, the Veterans Affairs Health Care System is trying something new: a partnership with the CVS Pharmacy chain to offer urgent care services to more than 65,000 veterans. The experiment begins today at the VA’s operations in Palo Alto, California.
By Kaiser Health News 10:11 am May 23, 2016
An experimental program called Independence at Home saved an average of $13,600 per patient during its first year.
By Kaiser Health News 10:22 am May 16, 2016
Long-term care, out-of-pocket spending, and even dental care are among the challenges that America faces in the next few years but Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are not saying nearly enough about their intentions in those areas.
By Kaiser Health News 09:42 am May 16, 2016
Veterans are still waiting to see a doctor. Two years ago, vets were waiting a long time for care at Veterans Affairs clinics. At one facility in Phoenix, for example, veterans waited on average 115 days for an appointment.
By Kaiser Health News 10:08 am May 11, 2016
By Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News Lacee Badgley, the mother of a seven-year-old, works full time as an insurance adjuster. Like most working parents, she finds making time for doctor’s appointments a challenge. “I don’t have the time or energy to drive around town and then wait,” she said.