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Limits on test drugs add to patients' ordeals
Lorraine Heidke-McCartin, 54, has experienced heartening victories and wrenching setbacks in her fight with breast...
Nurse accuses hospital employees of posting Facebook photos of sedated patients
A former nurse is seeking more than $15 million from a Tyler hospital alleging she was fired after complaining about...
Web Exclusive: How to Evaluate Patient Portal Efficiency
Riverside Health System is now working with the vendor to better communicate with its patients who have signed up for...
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...
Web Exclusive: Surgeon Envisions Nationwide Trauma System
The chairman of the American College of Surgeons Board of Regents advocates for the creation of a trauma system where...
Insurers must reshape their image and impact upcoming regulations
Industry observers queried by Health Plan Week say health insurers have no one but themselves to blame for a poor...
Hospital infections: The hidden epidemic
Going to the hospital puts you in harm's way. Hospitals know this and avoid talking about it. And until now, the...
VA takes heat at hearing on dental safety lapse
Congressmen and veterans took turns lambasting the Veterans Administration Tuesday for its handling of medical-safety...
Diabetes drug maker hid test data on risks, files indicate
In the fall of 1999, the drug giant SmithKline Beecham secretly began a study to find out if its diabetes medicine...
Doctors, patients gird for a walkout
With a week to go before Twin Cities nurses could walk off the job in a massive strike, doctors are rescheduling...