Clinical CareProsecutor: Doctor hired by VA sexually assaulted 4 female patients
Four female patients from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs were sexually assaulted by an Oceanside physician who was arrested on Wednesday, authorities say.
Clinical CareFirst Female Dean 'A Sea Of Change' At USC's Scandal-Plagued Medical School
Laura Mosqueda, MD, will oversee more than 4,150 full-time and voluntary faculty members who educate 800 medical students and 1,000 others pursuing graduate and postgraduate degrees. ...
Clinical CareOfficials: Doctor worked at Arkansas VA hospital while impaired; misdiagnoses found, including in case in which patient died
At least one death appears to have resulted from a missed diagnosis by a veterans hospital pathologist who worked while impaired, according to the first findings in a review of almost 20,000 cases...
NursingNurse accused of reusing syringes at Cherokee hospital identified as tribal chief's son
The nurse who is accused of reusing syringes at Cherokee Nation's W.W. Hastings Hospital, which caused an HIV and hepatitis scare, has been identified as the principal chief's son, John Baker, RN.
Clinical CareWashington Health System suspends about a dozen employees
As estimated dozen employees of Washington Health System have been suspended during an in-house investigation of alleged inappropriate access to patient records, a WHS official confirmed Monday.
InnovationMD Anderson Ordered to Pay $4.3M HIPAA Fine
A judge affirmed a fine HHS issued last year over the Texas cancer center's use of unencrypted devices. ...
StrategyHighest Hospital CEO Turnover is in These States
While the overall CEO turnover rate held steady in 2017, it remains among the highest rates calculated in the past three decades. ...
Clinical Care'Are you dead sir?' doctor asks patient in video that led to her removal from Los Gatos hospital
A video of a doctor speaking harshly to an emergency room patient and asking if he’s dead has led to her removal from the work schedule at El Camino Hospital Los Gatos, a hospital spokeswoman said.
Clinical CareInside your health: Hospital cleaning procedures could lead to infections
Hospitals could unknowingly be putting patients at risk for infection, and the cause might be right under your feet. A new study found that the way hospitals clean their floors might actually be...
InnovationTheranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and former president Balwani charged with wire fraud
Elizabeth Holmes, the college dropout who founded the blood-testing company Theranos, and the company's ex-president Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani were indicted Friday on criminal charges related to false...
NursingKansas City hospital facing loss of federal money asked nurses to falsify records, inspectors say
Blue Valley Hospital offered employee discounts on weight-loss surgery and asked workers to falsify records to try to pump up its inpatient numbers enough to continue getting Medicare money,...
Clinical Care2 Orange County doctors among 3 more charged in alleged hospital health care fraud scheme
Three more doctors are facing federal charges tied to their alleged role in a $580 million healthcare scheme centered around Pacific Hospital.