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Tampa Bay hospitals ring in the new year by going tobacco-free
Hospitals around the Tampa Bay region are ringing in 2011 with a healthy resolution long in the works: extinguishing...
A surgeon’s hands or a robot’s?
Hundreds of thousands of patients across the country to undergo robotic surgery in recent years. Since the first device...
Digital hospital records tied to higher efficiency
Patients treated at hospital emergency rooms that use all-digital-records systems are more likely to have shorter stays...
CA launches nation's largest "telehealth" network
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger joined U.S. Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra at the UC Davis Cancer Center to announce...
Less blood is really more, transfusion critics say
Long dominated by Jehovah’s Witnesses — whose faith forbids blood transfusions — bloodless surgeries...
Fired nurse files suit against hospital
Margaret "Peg" O’Connor, a nurse who worked at Jordan Hospital in Plymouth for more than 38 years, said...
The hospital’s growing role as care coordinator
Hospitals aren't known for making house calls. Once patients get their discharge papers, they take their chances with a...
Hospital savings: Salaries for doctors, not fees
Visiting the Cleveland Clinic last week, President Obama held up that well-known hospital as a model for the rest of...
Hospital settles alleged ADA violation
Southern New Hampshire Medical Center has agreed to pay hearing-impaired patient Kenton Hermans $5,000 and to implement...
St. Rose Dominican Hospitals to post data on quality
In response to a Las Vegas Sun investigation of hospital care, St. Rose Dominican Hospitals officials have pledged to...