All articles related to "health systems":

Will coronavirus boost prominence of telemedicine?

Only about 10% of Americans have actually used telemedicine for virtual visits with their doctors. But the spread of COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus, could change that, according to a March 3, 2020 Time article.…

What would health care reform mean for Massachusetts hospitals?

Nearly every hospital in Massachusetts would be affected by the different health care reform policies currently being debated by Democratic presidential candidates because Medicare almost always pays hospitals less than private health insurance companies, according to a February…

Climate change can harm both health and health systems

The warming planet could worsen health for patients with chronic conditions, lead to new health harms, and wreak havoc with health systems, according to an expert from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Renee Salas—an emergency room…

The most expensive health care system in the world

The U.S. spends more on health care than all the other wealthy democracies in the world. But in spite of all that spending, life expectancy in the U.S lags behind that of its peer countries. And many Americans…

Op-ed: Better health care depends on value, not volume

As the American health care system transitions from a system geared toward patient volume to one more focused on keeping patients healthy and out of the hospital, health care providers face a dilemma—how to keep an adequate revenue…