hospitals

Nurses from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, where the nation's first Ebola patient was treated. Thousands of nurses across the country demonstrated to demand better safety procedures for handling the virus. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Nurses Stage Ebola Protest In Florida

Nurses staged a protest in Ybor City to demand better protection for medical workers from the Ebola virus.

CBS Tampa–10/17/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Expert: ‘Next Patient With Ebola Will Show Up At A Smaller Community Hospital Somewhere’

Step inside All Children’s Hospital and you’re greeted with three things: hand sanitizer, tissues and masks decorated with little cartoon Band-Aids with legs, feet and smiles. “Dirt Squirt Alert!” a sign says. “Stop the spread of germs that make you and others sick!”

CBS Tampa–10/17/2014

(credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Feds Extend Funds To Fla Hospitals For 1 More Year

Federal health officials have agreed to funnel $2 billion to Florida hospitals and providers that serve uninsured patients for another year.

CBS Tampa–04/14/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

How Does My Health Insurance Work At The Hospital?

The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.

03/06/2014

How Do I Use My Health Insurance When I Visit A Doctor?

To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.

03/06/2014

File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Insurers, Hospitals Coming Up With New Ways To Cut Costs From Buying Services In Bulk Under ‘Obamacare’

As health care costs rise in Florida, insurers and hospitals vested in the success of the Affordable Care Act, are coming up with new ways to cut costs from buying services in bulk and piloting programs to lowering hospital readmission rates and limiting the number of doctors within a plan’s network.

08/28/2013

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 938 other followers