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2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2006

2014

Misunderstanding Health Insurance Leads Some to Overspend
Health Behavior News Services - 5/01/2014

Public Health Centers Deliver Equal or Better Quality of Care
Health Behavior News Services - 4/28/2014

A Phone Call from a Pharmacist Can Reduce Some Hospital Admissions
Health Behavior News Services - 4/10/2014

Community Demographics Linked to Hospital Readmissions
Health Behavior News Services - 4/10/2014

Online Ratings Don't Help Patients Compare Hospitals
Health Behavior News Services - 3/18/2014

Patients Are Loyal to Their Doctors, Despite Performance Scores
Health Behavior News Services - 3/11/2014

Hospitals Serving Elderly Poor More Likely to Be Penalized for Readmissions
Health Behavior News Services - 1/07/2014

More Funding for Community Health Centers Improves Access to Care
Health Behavior News Services - 1/02/2014

Doctors Experienced with Using EHRs Say They Add Value for Patients
Health Behavior News Services - 1/02/2014

2013

Admitted for “Observation”? Watch Out for Big Medical Bills
Health Behavior News Services - 12/19/2013

Electronic Health Records Can Measure Patient-Centered Care
Health Behavior News Services - 11/21/2013

Women in Appalachia Have Higher Rates of Late Stage Breast Cancer
Health Behavior News Services - 9/26/2013

Unemployment Linked to Reduced Use of Preventive Health Care
Health Behavior News Services - 7/23/2013

Blacks and Latinos Seek Mental Health Care Less Often
Health Behavior News Services - 7/18/2013

Electronic Health Record Adoption Uneven Across U.S.
Health Behavior News Services - 6/27/2013

Hispanic and Black Kids Less Likely to Use Medication to Control Asthma
Health Behavior News Services - 6/27/2013

Nursing Homes with More Black Residents Do Poorly
Health Behavior News Services - 6/25/2013

Breast Cancer Treatments Delayed for Black and Rural Women
Health Behavior News Services - 5/21/2013

Predominately Black Hospitals Provide Poor Trauma Care
Health Behavior News Services - 5/16/2013

Birthing Centers Provide Equal or Better Deliveries
Health Behavior News Services - 4/18/2013

2012

Adults with Disabilities More Likely to Seek Care in the Emergency Department
Health Behavior News Services - 12/21/2012

2011

Racial Disparities in Colon Cancer Screening Persist Despite Insurance, Access
Health Behavior News Services - 12/12/2011

Doctor-Patient Relationship Influences Patient Engagement
Health Behavior News Services - 11/29/2011

Lack of Health Insurance Linked to Fewer Asthma Diagnoses in Children
Health Behavior News Services - 10/27/2011

Doctors Often Overrate How Well They Speak a Second Language
Health Behavior News Services - 10/27/2011

Safety Net Hospital Closures Hit Poor, Uninsured Hardest
Health Behavior News Services - 9/19/2011

Americans Face Barriers to Health Care Beyond Cost
Health Behavior News Services - 8/19/2011

2010

Dialysis Center Choice Makes Difference in Death Risk
Health Behavior News Services - 12/09/2010

Nursing Homes Can Reap Financial Gain From Good Report Cards
Health Behavior News Services - 10/29/2010

More People Get Health Screenings When Deductibles Are Waived
Health Behavior News Services - 10/15/2010

Healthy, Educated Employees More Likely to Pick High-Deductible Plan
Health Behavior News Services - 9/16/2010

Canada, US Immigrants Have Less Health Care Access Than Natives
Health Behavior News Services - 9/02/2010

Team Approach to Foot Care Lowers Risk of Amputation in Diabetes
Health Behavior News Services - 8/19/2010

Patient-centered Care Can Lower Risk of Death in Heart Attack
Health Behavior News Services - 7/22/2010

Blacks, Hispanics Less Likely Eligible for Medicare Prescription Help
Health Behavior News Services - 5/20/2010

Out-of-Pocket Costs Put Arthritis Drugs Out of Reach for Some
Health Behavior News Services - 5/20/2010

WIC Program Has Moderate Effect on Birth Outcomes
Health Behavior News Services - 4/28/2010

Medicare “Doughnut Hole” Causes Seniors to Skip Diabetes Meds
Health Behavior News Services - 1/07/2010

2006

Study: Better Data Collection Would Ease Disparities
American Medical News | September 18, 2006

Hospice Helps Dying Patients Avoid Hospitalization
ABC News | August 24, 2006

Hospice Patients Go to Hospitals Less
Washington Times | August 16, 2006

Vital Signs: On the Scales
New York Times | July 11, 2006

Many Ex-Smokers May Gain Twenty Pounds
Washington Times | June 30, 2006

Doctor Who?
Women's Health | June 1, 2006

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