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Obama aministration shelves doctor ’mystery shoppers’ plan
The Obama administration said Tuesday that it had shelved plans for a survey in which "mystery shoppers" posing as...
West Penn Hospital would have closed without Highmark deal
Without its acquisition by Highmark Inc., West Penn Allegheny Health System would have been forced to shutter West...
In CO, a tale of two hospitals
Aspen Valley Hospital will give its employees an average pay increase of 2.4% this month, while the Vail Valley...
Emergency room complaint source of Bristol hospital’s Medicare notice
An investigation stemming from complaints about the handling of a belligerent emergency room patient by a Bristol...
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...
Hospital experts debate wisdom of using stun guns to control violent patients
Stun guns have started to show up in hospital settings, a migration that has raised some concerns. On July 8, a...
Florida hospital's ER expansion seen as boon to patients
Wellington (FL) Regional Medical Center has introduced phase one of the ongoing expansion of its emergency room, and...
The final push for new Florida county hospital
A desperate need for a new hospital in Florida's Clay County has lead to a battle over who should be the one to build...
Magazine: Finding a 'Medical Home'
Three North Carolina systems join forces to ease the uninsured burden in the ED.
Magazine: Small-Town Grit
Consumers expect up-to-date technology, well-kept facilities and top-notch medical care whether they are at a large...