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As doctors age, small towns face critical shortage
Californians are getting older, and so are their physicians. In isolated towns, fears are rising that as greater...
Twin Cities’ Children’s Hospital plans up to 250 job cuts
Children's Hospital says it plans to eliminate 200 to 250 jobs by mid-November, citing a drop in patients, an increase...
New Orleans teaching hospital board to meet for first time after 4 years of skirmishes
The governing board of the University Medical Center Hospital Corporation is scheduled to meet officially for the first...
VA island dealt blow after building new clinic
For more than 30 years, Dr. David Nichols has piloted a plane or a helicopter across the Chesapeake Bay on his day off...
Duluth nurses set the stage for 24-hour strike
Nurses in Duluth voted overwhelmingly to reject a new labor contract, setting the stage for a 24-hour strike. More than...
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...
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...
ERs turn more violent as government help shrinks for volatile mentally ill, addicted patients
Violence against nurses and other medical professionals appears to be increasing around the country as the number of...
Limited training among some cosmetic surgery doctors worries FL officials
A Tampa doctor accused of allowing unlicensed assistants to perform liposuction should have his license suspended for a...
Baby is breast-fed by wrong woman at Virginia Hospital Center
The day after her first child was born in January at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington County, Suzanne Libby...

Book: Reducing Readmissions: A Blueprint for Improving Care Transitions
As the healthcare industry implements reforms that will penalize hospitals for readmissions deemed unnecessary, it’s...
Book: The Healthcare Executive's Guide to Urgent Care Centers and Freestanding EDs
One in five Americans lacks adequate access to primary care physicians and even those patients with insurance and a...