Your doctor, hospital, or insurance company want to know more about you — like whether you stop paying for a gym membership, go to a fast food restaurant, or buy a pack of cigarettes.
According to Bloomberg News, some hospitals are starting to use information collected by data brokers to create profiles on their current and potential patients. The goal is to identify who is more likely to get sick, so they can intervene ahead of time.
Long-term care is a variety of services that includes medical and non-medical care to people who have a chronic illness or disability.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Joe Mathieu looks at how President Obama has handled some recent internal scandals.
Harvard researchers estimate that Massachusetts health reform law has prevented some 320 deaths per year or, one life saved for each 830 people gaining coverage.
President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is coming under renewed attack as some of the nation’s leading conservatives gather for a New Hampshire summit thick with presidential implications.
Four suspects were arrested early Friday morning after 1,250 plastic bags of heroin were found in their vehicle during a traffic stop, the Massachusetts State Police reported.
Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.
Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.
Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.
Can the nation expect to see the same positive results across the country as was seen in Massachusetts?