Consumer Reports looks at seven quality measures, including controlling bad cholesterol in patients with vascular disease.
Big-name, for-profit insurance companies didn't fare well in a national analysis of health plans by the National Committee of Quality Assurance (NCQA), but integrated health systems and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan were winners.
Consumer Reports has continued its work in the healthcare arena with two new studies assessing what patients in Minnesota get for their money when they go to the doctor's office.
Consumer Reports has released its first set of patient experience ratings of primary care physician groups in Massachusetts, with plans to soon unveil similar ratings in other states.
An article in the most recent issue of Consumer Reports verifies what America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) has been saying for years now-- providers are at the root of the healthcare cost problem.
David Sedaris is the deadpan pipsqueak Will Rogers for our times, zeroing in on peculiarly American attitudes while simultaneously exploding them. He's championed mostly by urbanites, but reading him
Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., is facing a plethora of more than 100 open lawsuits for what patients and their relatives say is sloppy care, New York Daily News
Mini-med health plans are "junk," and individuals should avoid them entirely, according to a new report published in the March issue of Consumer Reports magazine . Big insurers like Cigna and Aetna
Pediatric intensive care units have 20 percent higher infection rates than adult ICUs, according to a new investigation from Consumer Reports . The Consumer Reports Health Ratings Center looked at
They may be known for possessing leading minds and excellent service, but the well-known academic centers may not be the safest places for patients. A new Consumer Reports Health hospital ratings