A shortage of anesthesiologists at Denver's veterans hospital - despite salary offers reaching as high as $400,000 a year - has forced a delay in dozens of surgeries just months after the institution was tagged with some of the nation's worst waiting lists for care.
Dr. David B. Samadi, the chief of urology at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan and a medical expert on Fox News, already is the focus of a state inquiry into how he handles his enormous caseload of prostate surgeries.
Every year, Aravind Eye Hospital performs around 250,000 cataract surgeries, most of them for free or what the hospital chain refers to as “zero price,” in an attempt to treat every patient as a customer, regardless of their ability to pay. At a time when a staggering 13...
A surgical resident is suing St. Louis University, its surgical residency program director, and its trauma service chief for what she claims is an unjustified decision requiring her to repeat her fourth year of training.
Bundled payments are not going to go away under the Trump administration, although the Department of Health and Human Services, under the leadership of orthopedic surgeon Tom Price, does appear to be slowing down bundled payment efforts.