Tag Archives: Care

Judge Blocks Trump’s Plan to Bar Immigrants Who Can’t Pay for Health Care – The New York Times

A federal judge on Saturday blocked the Trump administration from implementing a policy that would require immigrants to prove they have insurance or the financial resources for medical costs in order to obtain a visa. The ruling, by Judge Michael Simon of the Federal District Court in Portland, Ore., was the latest in a string… Read More »

Australian healthcare shares fall as report on aged care flags regulatory change

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Shares of Australia’s biggest listed aged care providers fell on Friday after a government-backed inquiry strongly criticized care of the elderly and vulnerable, raising expectations of a far-reaching regulatory overhaul. The Royal Commission inquiry released a report after the market close on Thursday, detailing the findings of an almost year-long investigation of… Read More »

Why rural residents need better access to care, starting with high-speed Internet

Did you know that “rural America” encompasses 97 percent of the US land mass? And, 60 million people (20 percent of the U.S. population) live in rural America. This matters when it comes to healthcare. Because of the sheer distances, rural residents are increasingly isolated from reasonable geographic access to physicians, behavioral health professionals, outpatient… Read More »

Primary Care Is at the Center of a Health Revolution

By KEVIN WANG, MD If our urgent-care-as-healthcare culture isn’t killing us, it’s certainly wasting our time and resources.  Consider these facts highlighted by Advanced Medical Reviews, based on various studies:  U.S. physicians report that more than 20 percent of overall medical care is not needed. The Congressional Budget Office recently estimated that up to 30 percent of the… Read More »