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.

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. 

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

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

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.

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

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.

Over past year, there has been a flurry of merger and acquisition activity between insurers and retail pharmacies.

Although vaccination rates remain high nationally, some communities vaccine coverage is slipping below the 90 percent level needed to prevent outbreaks

Effectively fighting any epidemic requires battles on many fronts with many allies.

It's a part of life to feel stressed and perhaps even burned out from time to time. However, burnout is a major issue in healthcare with some studies putting the the figure at 50 percent or higher.

A survey published in the June issue of Health Affairs revealed that only 8 percent of U.S. adults age 35 and older received all of the high-priority preventive care that is recommended.

Just about everyone knows the rich Baptist heritage of Baylor University, but few may know the leading role Baptists played in establishing and expanding access to healthcare across Texas. 

Having a health insurance policy is important, but equally as important is understanding what is in that policy.