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How Can Physicians Close the Disparity Gap?
Under healthcare reform, millions of currently uninsured will be become part of the insured, and it is hoped, will be...
Scott sisters to leave prison Friday, kidney transplant awaits
After 16 years in prison and countless pleas for their release, two sisters who have pledged to share a kidney will...
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...
Doctor will Skype you now:More MDs use Web for house calls
Web camera doctors' appointments have their benefits and their drawbacks. Free online video-chat services let doctors...
Tech turns hospitals into concert halls, diseases into songs
What if, instead of an operating room cluttered with electronic beeps and tones, it were just filled with music? If...
Hollywood-style special effects give girl new ear
Facial prosthetics ---made to counter damage from cancer, trauma, birth defects --- haven't gained the attention of...
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...
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...
Care transition coaches enable improved performance
Improving clinical performance requires smooth care transitions from inpatient to post-acute settings. Patients are...

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...
Continuing Education: 7th Annual AHAP Conference: Las Vegas, NV
The AHAP conference brings together survey professionals to discuss solutions and best practices to achieve continual...