The rash of shootings that have taken place throughout the country this year highlights the toll such incidents have had on children.
There continues to be concern that the U.S. just doesn't have enough doctors. The Association of American Medical Colleges earlier this year predicted that physician demand will continue to outpace supply.
More than 55 million people are enrolled in a Medicaid managed-care organization. Nonetheless, states have faced considerable challenges with their programs.
Healthcare has long struggled to close the diversity gap in the C-suite. Despite some modest gains in recent years, the industry still has a long way to go before resembling the patient population it serves.
It's been stigmatized and care has been siloed--and there's no denying that mental health has long been an afterthought in the nation's healthcare system.
The WannaCry cyberattack caused mayhem worldwide the weekend of May 13, infecting tens of thousands of computers, including those at 40 National Health service hospitals in Great Britain.
Financial challenges in recent years have led to an increasingly competitive market among the nation's hospitals.
Hospital-acquired infections still cost the U.S. healthcare system billions annually, but rates are dropping.
The Trump administration and GOP legislators have touted cross-state sales of insurance as a way to promote competition and rein in rising premiums. The theory is untested.
Success in meeting new rules and regulations and benchmarks in population health management and medical research all depend on providers' ability to cull information from patient records.
The number of Americans covered by high-deductible health plans has risen sharply in recent years, prompting more consumers to shop around for the best prices on healthcare services. But efforts to better inform patients by making healthcare prices more transparent are still a work in progress.
Despite declining sexual activity among U.S. adults, the incidence of sexually transmitted infections showed a sharp increase in the most recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report. In inflation-adjusted dollars, government efforts to prevent the spread of STDs is declining.