Wichita physician Josh Umbehr has never understood the traditional model of health care reimbursement — the one in which doctors and hospitals fill out pages of forms to bill a patient’s insurance company for everything from a $3 test to a $30,000 surgery. “You don’t have car insurance for gasoline,” Umbehr said in a recent phone interview. “Why would ...Continue Reading
Increasingly popular ridesharing apps like Uber and Lyft allow you to summon a taxi or car service by using a smartphone app. Instead of calling or hailing a cab, the apps track your GPS position, and the car shows up at your location. No physical money changes hands. All payments are made with credit cards, ...Continue Reading
This tribute to actor and comedian Robin Williams features one of his last full-length interviews for the PIONEERS OF TELEVISION series, including never-before-seen comments on his life and comedic and dramatic work, as well as tributes to Williams by those who knew and worked with him, and clips from his career.
Throughout the years Martin Yan has charmed both U.S. and worldwide audiences with his infectious enthusiasm and wit. With his thousands of television programs and more than 30 cookbooks, he introduces Chinese and Asian cooking to millions all over the world, expanding their culinary horizons to include the complex flavors and artistic presentations of Asian dishes. In his ...Continue Reading
This season, Community Cinema celebrates 10 years of uniting people through independent film. Available in more than 75 cities nationwide, Community Cinema presents free screenings and discussions around the Emmy Award-winning PBS documentary series Independent Lens. By igniting conversations around issues that affect us all, Community Cinema creates real and lasting change — both at home ...Continue Reading
Learn how vaccines work with our immune system to keep us from getting sick. Diseases that were largely eradicated in the United States a generation ago—whooping cough, measles, mumps—are returning, in part because nervous parents are skipping their children’s shots. NOVA’s “Vaccines – Calling the Shots” takes viewers around the world to track epidemics, explore the ...Continue Reading