Tag Archives: Healthcare

Daily on Healthcare, presented by SBEC: Leana Wen opens up about Planned Parenthood firing

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! FORMER PLANNED PARENTHOOD PRESIDENT OPENS UP: Dr. Leana Wen learned she had been fired from Planned Parenthood when most other… 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 »

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 »