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Forget Cuba or health care reform, Obama's real legacy is Middle East nukes

President Obama recently sat down for a long, wide-ranging interview with Thomas Friedman, the New York Times’ premier columnist and multiple Pulitzer Prize winner. It was supposed to be an elevated discussion between two intellectuals about the weighty foreign policy issues not just of the day, …

Paul Krugman blasts “Obamacare truthers”: Why liberals shouldn’t let conservatives get away with rewriting history

<b>Paul Krugman (Reuters/Anton Golubev)</b><p>“Refusing to accept responsibility for past errors is a serious character flaw in one’s private life.”<p>Scott Eric Kaufman<p>April 27, 2015 12:45pm (UTC)<p>New York Times columnist Paul Krugman attacked his fellow pundits -- especially those on the right -- who refuse to …

Obamacare creates choice. That’s why people like it.

Obamacare enrollees are more satisfied with their health insurance plans than those who get coverage outside the health law's marketplaces, a new survey finds.<p>J.D. Power and Associates on Thursday published a consumer satisfaction survey that looked at both people getting coverage through Obamacare …

When Your Data Is Currency, What Does Your Privacy Cost?

There was considerable mouth-dropping from publications such as <i>The New York Times</i> at initial reports this week that NSA programs are gathering both telephone records and information gleaned from large tech companies like Google and Microsoft. But as those reports have settled in, reactions have …

Survey shows uncertain future for ICD-10

Despite the one-year delay in ICD-10 compliance, many healthcare providers still do not understand the value of the new medical diagnostic codes that …

eHealth

What mobile health app developers need to know about looming government regulation

The booming mobile app economy is quickly expanding into health care — by 2017, market research firm Research2Guidance estimates the mobile health …

A note of caution about health apps

There's a running joke that if you check your symptoms on the Internet, it will probably diagnose you with cancer.

What Health Care Will Look Like in 2030. Maybe.

<b>DAVID BLUMENTHAL:</b> It’s 2030. Scenarios like the following are routine.<p>Your mobile device chimes with an audible message. Sensors in your 85-year-old father’s apartment show that he hasn’t opened the fridge today and hasn’t taken his medicines. He’s breathing more rapidly and urinating less than …

Health Care

The Rise in Healthcare Cybercrime

January this year witnessed the largest healthcare breach to date in which the personal records of 80 million individuals were compromised. It also marked an apparent change in focus from attacks on delivery organizations to healthcare payers. Last week two additional health insurers reported that …