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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...
Web Exclusive: CA Reports Preventable Hospitalizations
In an effort to identify gaps in care, California has released a report comparing county-by-county rates of avoidable...
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...
Should Patients Read the Doctor’s Notes?
For 40 years, the tension over patient access has been playing out in hospitals, clinics and doctors’ offices...
More seniors, minorities, obese mean more glaucoma in US
  The changing makeup of the U.S. population is expected to lead to an increase in cases of glaucoma, the...
Hospital infection deaths caused by ignorance and neglect, survey finds
Deadly yet easily preventable bloodstream infections continue to plague American hospitals because facility...
Gallbladder removed through mouth in new surgical technique
As part of the trend in developing surgeries without external wounds, surgeons last week removed a woman's gallbladder...
San Jose, CA, votes on plan for allowing and taxing medical marijuana dispensaries
As San Jose, CA, confronts a fiscal crisis forcing massive service cuts such as closure of popular community centers...
Mainstream physicians give alternatives a try
Increasingly, doctors are looking beyond conventional care to treat their patients with alternative approaches such as...