Tag Archives: from

Children's Mercy ramps up number of specialties via telehealth from 3 to 30

Not only is geography a health determinant, but the quality of and access to healthcare can be determined by ZIP code. Children’s hospitals are collections of providers that have specialized in pediatric medicine and then specialized again in specific disorders of childhood and adolescence. These are rare, highly sought after, exceptional professionals that are only… Read More »

Democrats Taking Key Leadership Jobs Have Pocketed Millions From Pharma

Three of the lawmakers who will lead the House next year as Congress focuses on skyrocketing drug costs are among the biggest recipients of campaign contributions from the pharmaceutical industry, a new KHN analysis shows. On Wednesday, House Democrats selected Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland to serve as the next majority leader and Rep. James… Read More »