Health Care, General/Other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
In a special themed issue on "Pharmacy, Medication Use, and the National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy," published in the journal Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, pharmacy...more
A Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) nationwide evaluation study reveals that CHIP has successfully expanded coverage for uninsured children, therefore improving their access to care and...more
The US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced $67 million in grant awards to 105 Navigator grant applicants in the Federally-facilitated and State Partnership...more
The U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announces new funding to support new primary care sites in 236 communities to serve more than 1.25 million additional...more
The federal website, HealthCare.gov, has been undergoing some technical glitches, but through federal mandates for testing, Kentucky finds success in its separate web-based system for healthcare...more
Over 367,000 children in Detroit have been involved in a nine-year study that reports a baffling repetitive fluctuation in blood lead levels resulting from lead-contaminated airborne dust.
Obamacare, or better known as the health care reform law Affordable Care Act (ACA), will make having health coverage a legal requirement.
The ACA will offer new insurance options, health care...more
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces first guidance addressing that all beneficiaries in private Medicare plans have access to equal coverage when it comes to care in a...more
Homeless patients, including those that suffer from with serious illnesses or addiction, are being discharged by hospitals due to lack of funding.
District Health Board figures reveal a flock of...more
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $1.5 million Health Resources and Services Administration Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention grant to New York University...more