How the US health care system will work: Here’s how you can learn more about the system’s new ‘health information bank’

Health care providers and consumers are already sharing personal information and information about their health, but what happens when health care providers also share that information with businesses?A new bank of health information is part of the effort, and the Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday that the first step in creating the …

When can you visit the hospital?

An hour before the scheduled end of the workday, the hospital’s operations director, Dr. Avi Gittin, is ready to begin the daily operations.Gittins, whose father was the hospital director in the late 1970s, said he had been working long hours for almost two weeks.“I’m tired,” he said.“We’re trying to make ends meet, but we’re getting …