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Kirsten Gillibrand Proposes Huge Investments in Maternal Health, Child Care and Education

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s presidential campaign on Wednesday introduced a proposal aimed at investing heavily in maternal and child health, adoption and in vitro fertilization, paid family leave ... read more

GOP voters agree with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez when it comes to one of the thorniest questions in health care

Republican voters overwhelmingly agree with Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that the federal government should step in and do more to lower the cost of drugs for communicable diseases like ... read more

HBJ's 2019 Health Care Heroes: Meet Houston's Outstanding Health Care Practitioners

With hundreds of doctors and medical practitioners serving the Houston community, the Houston Business Journal set out to find some of the best in the business for our 2019 Health Care Heroes awards. ... read more

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Guest Commentary: High school education explains our shortage of health care providers

Like a lot of teens then and now, I didn’t know what I wanted to be when I was in high school. Fortunately, I figured it out quickly in college — getting my undergraduate degree in exercise physiology ... read more


Is Our Health Care Spending Worth It?

Many people know by now that the United States spends much more on health care than any other country, and that health outcomes are not a lot better (and in many instances worse). That raises the ... read more

Making Health Care Affordable for Low-Wage Workers

Employer-sponsored health insurance historically offered access to affordable health care to many Americans of every social and economic class. Everyone from a janitor to the chief executive ... read more

The U.S. needs a seismic shift in how it provides health care to inmates

The discriminatory practice of terminating Medicaid coverage and denying critical health services paid for by Medicaid just because an individual is arrested and cannot afford bail must end [“End the ... read more

Disruption, Fear and Opportunity in Health Care

There was a time when health care technology meant expensive new machines that only hospitals could afford. The costs were so enormous that only insurance companies could pay for their use and ... read more

Meet Houston's Healthiest Employers and Health Care Heroes

These days, healthy employees equals a healthy bottom line. Not only do employers see their medical costs go down with healthier employees, productivity and morale goes up. As our work days get longer ... read more

Lamont, legislative leaders announce ‘public option’ health care bill as insurance industry withholds support

Gov. Ned Lamont and Democratic leaders of the General Assembly unveiled legislation Thursday proposing state-subsidized health insurance in Connecticut that quickly drew fire from the industry and ... read more

1 in 3 Rural Americans Struggle to Afford Health Care

A nurse takes the pulse of a patient at a free health clinic in Wise, Virginia. About a quarter of rural adults have skipped health care at some point because they lacked either financial or physical ... read more

Why Technology In Healthcare Is A Balancing Act For Patients And Providers

Increased access to care. More than 80 healthcare specialties are now authorized to use telehealth services, and nearly 60% of employers offer some form of digital healthcare delivery to employees. • ... read more



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