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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...
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...
2 million Medicare beneficiaries aren't getting discounted drugs
More than 2 million Medicare beneficiaries have failed to sign up for a program that could save them thousands of...
A bid to expand eligibility for weight-loss surgery
A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel last month recommended allowing doctors to use the Lap-Band, a less...
Should doctors be Facebook 'friends' with patients?
Should doctors be Facebook "friends" with their patients? Increasingly, professionals are stroking their...
Cooling caps tested to help cancer patients keep hair
A handful of San Francisco breast cancer patients are donning frigid skullcaps to test a device designed to keep hair...
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...
High-tech knee holds promise for veterans
Wounded veterans are getting a new device that the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Pentagon hope will make...
As older people grow in numbers, experts seek ways to handle the coming boom
The tsunami looms: By 2050, nearly 90 million Americans will have passed age 65, and every corner of society will feel...

Book: Effectively Managing Patient Education:
It's easy to build or improve a patient education program with this book and CD-ROM. It delivers get step-by-step...
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...
Audio Conference: Delivering Inpatient Notifications
During this 90-minute audio conference, our speakers use a fictional case to show you how to appropriately deliver each...
Audio Conference: Medical Interpreter Programs: Meet the Needs of Your Patient Population
Meet the language needs of your community and comply with new Joint Commission patient-centered communication...
Audio Conference: Reduce Transition-Induced Readmissions Through Improved Transition Management
CMS will begin collecting data that will determine if a hospital will incur financial penalties for excess readmissions...
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...