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Hospitals

Too Many People Still Go To The ER

Health reforms aside, unnecessary use of emergency departments continues to waste medical resources.

June 23, 2015
Obamacare, Republicans

Supreme Court Case May Devastate Hospitals In 34 HealthCare.gov States

Take a detailed look at the disaster that the Supreme Court could cause by gutting Obamacare.

March 16, 2015

Are You A Registered Organ Donor?

Registering as an organ donor comes down to a question of trust of doctors and the medical profession.

December 2, 2014

Ebola Treatment Center Opens Its Doors In Texas

Learn more about this cutting-edge weapon to fight the deadly disease.

October 23, 2014

Two More Studies Say FDA Is Bad At Regulating Medical Devices

How the FDA could be putting your health at risk.

October 1, 2014

Ending Life On Your Terms

After years of worrying about “death panels,” the adults have finally taken over the debate.

September 23, 2014

When Cancer Simply Vanishes, Could It Be A Key To A Cure?

Could scientists be closer to a breakthrough than we think?

September 19, 2014

Vermont Is ‘Single-Payer’ Trailblazer

By Michael Ollove, Stateline.org BERLIN, Vt. — Dr. Marvin Malek has been yearning and advocating for a publicly financed, single-payer health care system for at least two decades. Now, as Vermont stands on the threshold of being the first state to launch such a plan, he’s confessing to trepidation. “I am pretty damn nervous,” he […]

August 11, 2014

Hospital Helps Restaurants With Rx For Healthy Cooking

By Cheryl Powell, Akron-Beacon Journal AKRON, Ohio — Trying to eat healthy when dining out? An area hospital wants to help make sure your food selection is just what the doctor ordered. Western Reserve Hospital in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, recently launched its Doctor’s Order program to highlight the most heart-healthy options at participating area restaurants. […]

August 1, 2014

Hospitals Told To Reduce Patient Readmissions Or Lose Money

By Bernard J. Wolfson and Ronald Campbell, The Orange County Register Medicare will dock payments this year for hospitals in hopes of spurring them to reduce the number of patients who are re-hospitalized too quickly. Government and commercial insurers view lower readmissions as a sign of higher-quality care and greater cost consciousness by hospitals. The pay […]

February 14, 2014