Business of Health Care

Friday 4:32pm & 6:32pm

Every week, Business of Health Care segments update us on beneficial new services, innovative procedures and technologies, and also helps us navigate of the maze of regulations, terminology and codes that can make the health care system seem intimidating.

Business of Health care is hosted by Glenn Robinson, president of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Hillcrest in Waco.

Business of Health Care is a production of KWBU and Baylor Scott & White Health.

The huge range in cost associated with a procedure from one hospital to the next has little to do with the level of quality of service a hospital may provide.

Medicare patients may soon have greater access to their physicians between office appointments through telephone calls and video chats.

As of September, short-term health insurance plans are now being offered for longer periods.

Help may be on the way to ease the frustation of dealing with electronic health records.

During a recent visit to Waco, Dr. Rana Awdish, author of In Shock, came to the KWBU studio for an extended conversation about the relationship between physician and patient.  That relationship is at the heart of medial care and Dr. Awdish knows boths sides.  Glenn Robinson, Baylor Scott and White Hillcrest president hosted.  This conversation was recorded November 5, 2018.  

Quality in healthcare no longer simply refers to the standard of clinical care provided within a hospital or clinic.

From wars to natural disasters, or other mass casualty events, we've become increasingly aware of the toll such tragedies take not only on victims, but on those whom we rely on for help. 

Cancer is the leading cause of death in nearly half of U.S. states due in large part to a decline in deaths from heart disease. 

Business of Health Care: Volunteers

Oct 26, 2018

Hospital volunteers are a diverse group of men and women of all ages who perform a wide range of functions.

Business of Health Care - Health vs. Wealth

Oct 19, 2018

If given the choice, would you spend your time striving for health or wealth?

Business of Health Care - Healthcare Consumerism

Oct 12, 2018

For years, virtually every segment of our economy has embraced consumerism except healthcare...until recently.

By being familiar with your medical history, primary care providers can recognize subtle changes in your health and intervene when neccessary.

Business of Health Care - Totall Recall

Oct 1, 2018

Research shows that over half of patients fail to recall remondations and treatments given by their physician.

Business of Health Care - Cancer Screening

Sep 21, 2018

While prevention and screening are two very important concepts, it's important to remember the differences.

According to the latest edition og Gallup's annual poll, Nurses are still the most trusted professionals in the United States.