Tag Archives: Care

Fact-checking – by itself – is inherently flawed on health care topics

Fact-checking has become one of the buzziest buzzwords in journalism. There are more than 100 fact-checking projects around the world. It’s been trotted out to counter alleged “fake” news.  And to monitor the accuracy of political leaders who stretch the boundaries of believability. April 2 has been proclaimed International Fact-Checking Day. Indeed, genuine fact-checking may play an important… Read More »

David Jones, Health Care Entrepreneur Behind Humana, Is Dead at 88 – The New York Times

David A. Jones, who with a partner built Humana from a single nursing home into a health insurance behemoth, died on Wednesday at a rehabilitation facility in Louisville, Ky. He was 88. A company spokesman said the cause was complications of multiple myeloma. In Louisville, a city known mostly for thoroughbred horses and bourbon, Mr.… Read More »