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Second person denied AZ transplant coverage dies
A second transplant candidate denied coverage because of state budget cuts has died, and hospital officials say the...
Gadgets to keep new hospital free from infection
One of the United Kingdom's newest hospitals has been showing off the latest technology to keep hospitals clean...
Disease outbreak that killed 2 patients is over, Vancouver hospital says
  Nanaimo Regional General Hospital has eliminated the latest outbreak of Clostridium difficile, after nearly...
Analysis: US flu plan cuts red tape, rewards biotechs
The U.S. government released a new plan on Thursday for cutting red tape and working more closely with companies to...
Less blood is really more, transfusion critics say
Long dominated by Jehovah’s Witnesses — whose faith forbids blood transfusions — bloodless surgeries...
MO reverses policy that removed older data on hospital infections
Missouri will start publishing past years of data about hospital infection rates on its website, the state's top health...
NH releases report on HAIs
The state released its first report yesterday on hospital infections, showing that patients developed 134 infections...
WA may see push for circumcision after evidence shows health benefits
There may be a new push for circumcision in Washington, thanks to a review of national guidelines for the procedure...
Florida hospitals join forces to cut readmissions
  Eighty-one hospitals in Florida are teaming up with one important goal: to reduce the number of infections...
Traffic light-style campaign aims to halt germs at English hospital
A new initiative at Calderdale Royal Hospital in Halifax, England is pushing people to help stop the spread of...