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Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 4:00am
Our Remaking Health Care blog talks with Shannon McConville of the Public Policy Institute of California about how the health care safety net has fared under Obamacare, as well as other developments reporters should keep tabs on.
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May 26, 2016 | 0 comments
Friday, May 20, 2016 - 12:00am
Kaiser Health News is seeking a data journalist, project reporter and project editor. Check out these and other openings from this week's media roundup.
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May 20, 2016 | 0 comments
Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 4:00am
A new report gives a fresh look at how much care privately insured kids are using and how much it costs. While kids aren't using more care, the care they're receiving is getting more expensive.
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May 19, 2016 | 0 comments
Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 3:06am
Doctors and patients, listen up. Starting in 2019, private insurers may hold unprecedented power in determining standards of care for Medicare patients.
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May 19, 2016 | 1 comments
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 4:00am
“That simply doesn’t pass face validity" is something you'll often hear in scientific circles. Antidote's William Heisel explains why the phrase has something to teach journalists as well.
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May 18, 2016 | 0 comments
Monday, May 16, 2016 - 4:00am
As health costs keep rising and insurers recalibrate their Obamacare plans, House Speaker Paul Ryan has proposed creating separate risk pools to insure sick people and lower premiums.
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May 16, 2016 | 0 comments
Friday, May 13, 2016 - 12:00am
Take a look at this week's job listing, which include positions at Industry Drive, Men's Health and Healthfirst, among exciting fellowship and award opportunities.
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May 13, 2016 | 0 comments
Friday, May 13, 2016 - 12:00am
This week, California officially begins enrolling eligible undocumented kids in the state's Medicaid program. Here are a few things to keep an eye out for as the enrollment effort gets going.
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May 13, 2016 | 0 comments
Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 4:00am
By aggressively documenting a patient’s conditions, insurers can inflate the amount of money they get from Medicare Advantage patients. Here's what reporters should understand about the hidden practice of "upcoding."
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May 12, 2016 | 1 comments
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 4:00am
Sometimes a big percentage increase is an exciting story that your audience should hear about, but it also might be a puff of smoke obscuring a flimsy story, as recent news suggests.
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May 11, 2016 | 0 comments
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 4:00am
This month, early results from one of the key efforts to transform primary care were published, and the results were underwhelming. But here's what we can learn from the initiative.
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May 10, 2016 | 0 comments
Monday, May 9, 2016 - 4:00am
The health news media paid a lot of attention to last week's story about medical errors. But much of the resulting coverage was misleading and failed to scrutinize the underlying evidence.
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May 09, 2016 | 1 comments
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 12:00am
After winning 9 awards from 13 nominations at independent film festivals since its premiere in the fall of 2014, “The Syndrome” by Meryl and Susan Goldsmith is now available on demand in North America, the first documentary distributed by Freestyle Digital Media.
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May 06, 2016 | 0 comments
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 12:00am
Don't forget to submit your application for the Lown Institute's new Health Care Communications Fellow. Plus, check out these openings in online and print publications.
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May 06, 2016 | 0 comments
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 4:00am
Researchers published a study this week that describes an uptick in reports of playground brain injuries. Although the increase was negligible, much of the media coverage failed to put the risks in context.
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May 05, 2016 | 1 comments

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