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Health care news from around the web: Feb. 25 – March 1

Written on Feb 26, 2019

In case you missed them, here are some recent interesting health care news items from around the web.

Should you move abroad for health care?

Low-cost, quality health care usually isn't the main reason people move abroad, but reduced medical expenses are part of the lower living costs that prompt many Americans to relocate.

Health care mergers, integration detract from patient satisfaction

Health care mergers and acquisitions may not take away from clinical care quality, but they do have a negative impact on overall patient satisfaction and patient perception of care, according to a new study.

The greediest companies in American health care are not who you think

There’s plenty of price gouging in American health care, but it might not be coming from where you think.

Travel to health care appointments, wait times haven't improved in 11 years

Patients' travel and wait times are in some cases more than twice as long in health care than other professional services, such as legal, personal care, vehicle repair and government activities.

Tech Corner – How to Block Robotexts and Spam Messages

Robotexts and junk messages are a fact of life, but that doesn't mean you have to put up with them. Here's how to block spam text messages.