Author Archives: wpadmin

As renewed debate over health care reform begins to simmer in Washington, can journalists give the topic the attention it needs?

Dec. 14th’s lower court ruling that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional has again thrust health care back on the national agenda. It also gives journalists a chance to redeem themselves from what I have argued has been poor news coverage that helped fuel the public backlash against the law from the beginning. A lot… Read More »

Secure messaging helps Mercy Cincinnati find quick help for addicts

In the emergency department at Mercy Health in Cincinnati, some opioid patients are so addicted that after they are treated for an overdose, they won’t leave because immediately after treatment they are overdosing again, says Steven Feagins, a program administrator at Mercy. For these patients and others addicted, Mercy needed a way to expedite patients… Read More »