Andrea Hsu

Andrea Hsu appears in the following:

Budget Switch For Maryland Hospitals Is Starting To Pay Off

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Maryland has flipped financial incentives for hospitals. They get paid a set amount each year and can make money when patients are healthy and don't need hospital care.


Pitching Health Care In Baltimore's Red Light District

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Nathan Fields, a health outreach worker, has a knack for building trust with some of the people who distrust public officials the most.


In Maryland, A Change In How Hospitals Are Paid Boosts Public Health

Friday, October 23, 2015

Baltimore Health Commissioner Leana Wen has big dreams for her city, but finding the money to achieve them is a challenge. Putting Maryland hospitals on fixed budgets may be the key.


Baltimore Fights Heroin Overdoses With Antidote Outreach

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Fatal overdoses are rising among an estimated 19,000 people who use heroin in Baltimore. To curb deaths, the city's health commissioner aims to make an antidote widely available to drug users.


Crime Interrupts A Baltimore Doctor's Reform Efforts

Friday, August 07, 2015

Dr. Leana Wen came to Baltimore as health commissioner to combat the city's longstanding problems with violence, drug addiction and health disparities. She finds that solutions don't come easy.


Can A 32-Year-Old Doctor Cure Baltimore's Ills?

Thursday, August 06, 2015

Leana Wen, Baltimore's new health commissioner, is trying to apply public health approaches to ameliorate the city's deep-seated problems with poverty, violence and disease.


What The Odds Fail To Capture When A Health Crisis Hits

Monday, July 21, 2014

Making health decisions based on the odds can be an extremely difficult thing to do when you're a patient, even for people who study the science of how we make decisions.


For The Poor, Warmth In The Winter Comes At A Steep Price

Friday, March 14, 2014

Record-cold temperatures in Knoxville, Tenn., have brought with them high utility bills, squeezing wallets. And while there are some assistance programs, there's not enough money to go around.


Midcentury Furniture + Grandkid Nostalgia = Modern Trend

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

It first showed up in the 1950s and '60s — think low-slung sofas, egg-shaped chairs and the set of Mad Men. Today, midcentury modern furniture is "blazing hot," as one dealer puts it....


Iowa Town Braces For New Reality In Factory Closure's Wake

Monday, April 08, 2013

Appliance manufacturer Electrolux closed its Webster City, Iowa, plant in 2011. Now, the retraining programs for former workers are wrapping up, and the town of 8,000 is bracing for t...


One Manufacturing Giant Creates Winners And Losers

Monday, April 08, 2013

Residents in Memphis, Tenn., are thrilled that Swedish appliance giant Electrolux is opening a new factory there this year. The company plans to employ 1,200 people at the new, high-t...


At U. Of Texas, A Melting Pot Not Fully Blended

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

The Supreme Court hears arguments Wednesday in a case that may decide the future of race-based admissions policies at the University of Texas and around the country. While today's cam...