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Remote patient monitoring can help address the maternal mortality crisis

In 2017, about 810 women around the world died every day from pregnancy-related causes. The United States’ maternal mortality rate is an abysmal one, particularly for Black women and Native women – whose risk is three to four times higher than that of white women. “I am so done with the numbers,” said Fran Ayalasomayajula,… Read More »

Watch: A Status Update On Efforts To Address Surprise Medical Bills

[embedded content] KHN correspondent Rachel Bluth appeared on PBS Newshour Weekend to talk with host Megan Thompson about the continuing problem of surprise medical bills and how the issue is currently playing on Capitol Hill. Rachel’s interview begins around the 10 min. 55 second mark. For more information about medical bills, check out KHN’s Bill… Read More »

When doctors address bad reviews, patient satisfaction can double

As healthcare becomes more consumer-centric, online reviews carry added weight. Negative reviews on sites like Yelp and others can drive patients to other providers, hurting bottom lines and damaging provider/hospital reputations. But there’s something doctors can do about it: address the negative reviews. A new Patientpop survey of 839 patients found that patients like it… Read More »