The latest news on Medicare
More are covered, but gaps in coverage and other problems persist, analysis shows
What works in higher education won't work in healthcare.
Knowing hospital costs and treatment results can influence patient-doctor choices.
Lower-cost hospitals often provide better care, according to Dartmouth health analysis.
Big differences exist for the price and volume of care, even within the same market.
Researchers suspect overuse as a cause, but note that other costs are down
Too often, EMS crews feel obliged to bring unresponsive patient to hospital, study finds
Study finds it appears cost-effective for those with severe arthritis
Access to affordable healthcare may be the focus, but proposals have big changes for older consumers.
Even if health reforms are enacted, medical expenses remain the largest uncontrolled item for many.