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Spine experts repudiate Medtronic studies
In an extraordinary move, a group of spine specialists are publicly repudiating the research of other experts that...
Limits on test drugs add to patients' ordeals
Lorraine Heidke-McCartin, 54, has experienced heartening victories and wrenching setbacks in her fight with breast...
Study says thousands get unneeded heart devices
Doctors are implanting high-tech heart defibrillators in thousands of people who probably do not need them, a new...
Should doctors be Facebook 'friends' with patients?
Should doctors be Facebook "friends" with their patients? Increasingly, professionals are stroking their...
Experiments test if implant can block sleep apnea
Scientists are beginning to test if an implanted pacemaker-like device might help certain sleep apnea sufferers...
So young and so many pills
These days, the medicine cabinet is truly a family affair. More than a quarter of U.S. kids and teens are taking a...
J&J recalls hip replacement implant
More than two years after the Food and Drug Administration began receiving complaints about the failure of a hip...
Surgeons salvage hand nerves of double-transplant patient at Jewish Hospital
--> Doctors completed the region's first double-hand transplant Wednesday, replacing a man's burned...
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...
What to tell patients when trials go awry
Joel Ross, MD, the founder/CEO of the Memory Enhancement Centers of New Jersey, makes his living enrolling subjects in...

Book: The Hospital Executive's Guide to Emergency Department Management, 2nd Edition
In this timely new book, you will find refined tactics for dealing with increased patient flow, efficiently handling...
Book: The Complete Guide to Service Line Marketing
This comprehensive book guides healthcare executives through proven marketing strategies to grow their service lines...
Book: The Complete Guide to Women's Health Service Line Marketing
Women are the family healthcare gatekeeper attract them to your women’s service line and you will attract their family...
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...