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Web Exclusive: Healthcare Costs Up 7% by Sept.
The average, per capita cost of providing healthcare services in the United States rose by 7.08% for the past 12...
Web Exclusive: Sepsis a 'Hidden Public Health Disaster'
Researchers at the University of Michigan say sepsis is "a sentinel event" whose survivors develop high...
Economy led to cuts in use of healthcare
The economic crisis in the United States has reduced the use of routine medical care, and the cutbacks here are much...
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria moving from South Asia to US
A dangerous new mutation that makes some bacteria resistant to almost all antibiotics has become increasingly common in...
Britain to decentralize health care
Perhaps the only consistent thing about Britain's socialized healthcare system is that it is in a perpetual state of...
Domestic medical travel is taking off for surgery deals
Forget about traveling to Thailand or India for low-cost surgery. More employers and insurers are offering financial...
NHS restrictions prompt fertility tourism boom
Hundreds of women over the age of 40 are traveling to fertility clinics in Europe to try to get pregnant because the...
Egypt pressured to end underground organ trade
Egypt is one of several countries identified by the World Health Organization as an underground organ-trafficking hot...
Web Exclusive: Global Marketer: Medical Travel to Grow Despite (or Because of) Economy
At least one global hospital executive is confident the medical travel business will expand in the future and may even...
Medical care in Romania comes at extra cost
Romania was ranked the second most corrupt country in the European Union last year by Transparency International, a...