Hospital privacy or hospital secrecy? Court case tests limits of openness Hot

Feature Jul 18, 2016 0

A Georgia court case on public access to hospital records has sent tremors through legal circles, the state’s hospital industry and the media. A major question is at stake: Does a nonprofit hospital have the right to reject requests... Read more

Schools become the front lines in the battle against bullying

Feature Jul 12, 2016 1

Jayvious Gilbert’s job isn’t easy. He’s a school nurse in an inner-city Atlanta neighborhood. Bullying among... Read more

Her favorite zombie: How games helped worker get healthy

Feature Jul 4, 2016 1

When the president of her company announced plans for a team-building exercise through a computer... Read more
As feds file suit over insurance deals, Georgia postpones hearing
The state’s Department of Insurance on Thursday postponed next week’s hearing on the Aetna-Humana merger after federal antitrust officials filed suit to block the...
Piedmont-United dispute shows no sign of resolution
Three weeks after their old contract expired, Piedmont Healthcare and UnitedHealthcare remain far apart in trying to reach a new one. Since July 1,...
Study projects expansion’s big impact on Georgia uninsured
Up to 5 million more Americans would have health insurance coverage if the 19 states that have not expanded Medicaid were to do so...
Ga. health care markets show improvements, but also big gaps
Seven Georgia urban markets saw general improvement in their health care systems from 2011 through 2014, according to a new national study released Thursday....
As feds file suit over insurance deals, Georgia postpones hearing
The state’s Department of Insurance on Thursday postponed next week’s hearing on the Aetna-Humana...
Piedmont-United dispute shows no sign of resolution
Three weeks after their old contract expired, Piedmont Healthcare and UnitedHealthcare remain far apart...
Study projects expansion’s big impact on Georgia uninsured
Up to 5 million more Americans would have health insurance coverage if the 19...
Ga. health care markets show improvements, but also big gaps
Seven Georgia urban markets saw general improvement in their health care systems from 2011...
Doctor’s Column: Prime time for ADHD care
With school out, summer is a prime time for play and fun for kids....
Medicaid expansion: Much debated but still not studied in Georgia
With a troubled state budget, Louisiana is banking on an extra $184 million in...
Miami steps up mosquito control after suspected Zika cases
Health officials are worried that Zika may have a foothold in South Florida; they’re investigating two cases of Zika...
Invest in our state by closing the coverage gap
My expertise lies in public health, not in finance or investments. However, it is my understanding that in order...
Don’t fall for the Arkansas model of Medicaid expansion
In ancient Greek mythology, Pandora opened a box just a little bit to see what was there and unleashed...
Support your local quarterback — the primary care physician
I grew up in Georgia and always dreamed of playing high school football. Unfortunately, neither my DNA nor my...

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