To help people apply and determine if they are eligible for coverage, Parkland’s certified application counselors are walking people through the process from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.
For many North Texans the months-long wait times for a doctor’s appointment has become the norm and all this is before the Affordable Care Act extends coverage to possibly millions more Americans.
A job in health care, a growing industry with good wages, just might be what the doctor ordered.
A surgery center, north of the Red River, is offering a new kind of pricing transparency. The Surgery Center of Oklahoma doesn’t wait until after you’ve had a procedure to inform you of the costs. The prices are online.
More than 1 million Americans wind up back in the hospital only weeks after they left for reasons that could have been prevented — a revolving door that for years has seemed impossible to
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. CBS 11 News took a closer look at a North Texas program that has been helping people cope with the challenging diagnosis for 35 years.
Doctor Christopher Bloom watched the chaos of Hurricane Katrina unfold from Houston. After Katrina, Bloom was left unemployed. The once well-connected New Orleans physician decided to start over in North Texas.
What do hospitals charge to remove an appendix? The startling answer is that it could be the same as the price of a refrigerator — or a house. A new study found huge disparities in patients’ bills ranging from — $1,500 to $180,000, with an average of $33,000.
A nurse accused in the deaths of five dialysis patients has declined to testify in her East Texas trial.
Trust your doctor? A survey finds that some doctors aren’t always completely honest with their patients.
A drug that is commonly used to treat men with enlarged prostates may also delay the growth of prostate cancer, according to a new study.
A law that took effect this month bars the Texas Medical Board from considering complaints against doctors if they come from anonymous sources.