Tag Archives: Care

States are all over the map when it comes to transgender health care – Washington Post

When a doctor recommended that Aidan Zingler undergo gender reassignment surgery, the 27-year-old hoped it would mean the end of a lifetime of anguish. A science-fiction writer living in Des Moines, Zingler was born into a female body, which caused increasing torment as the years passed. When Zingler experienced a period for the first time,… Read More »

Will Amazon Deliver a Single-Payer Health Care System for the U.S.?

By JOE GRACE Amazon has quietly put together a syndicate including Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan to provide better and more affordable health care for their combined 1.2 million workers.  The joint effort, called Haven, makes sense because many companies of size today are self-insured to provide health care at lower costs. But this is… Read More »

Half of all harm caused by medical care is preventable

Preventable harm sometimes occurs during surgeryGetty/Shannon Fagan By Chelsea Whyte About half of all harm that comes to patients as a result of medical care is preventable, according to a review of 70 studies involving more than 330,000 patients in hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care facilities around the world. Maria Panagioti at the University… Read More »

QuickStats: Percentage of Residential Care Communities That Use Electronic Health Records, by Census Region — United States, 2016

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