Physician assistants are pushing to be renamed “physician associates,” complaining their title is belittling and doesn’t convey what they do. “We don’t assist,” they insist. Doctors’ groups fear there’s more than just a name in play.
The latest iteration of President Joe Biden's social-spending package would close the health insurance gap for at least 2.2 million people, making a huge difference especially in the South, where political opposition has blocked Medicaid expansion.
Each year, Medicare punishes hospitals that have high rates of readmissions and high rates of infections and patient injuries. Check out which hospitals have been penalized.
The highly contagious delta variant is spreading across Alaska, driving one of the nation's sharpest upticks in infections and posing risks fo…
Small hospitals say the transfer center often can't help them, leaving them to call individual hospitals to try to find beds for ill patients.
Sept. 7, 2021 video. Answered by Dr. Cliff Robertson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Saint Francis Health System
A cardiac patient couldn't get placed in a Stillwater hospital for three days. Another patient had to be transferred all the way to South Dakota.
Hurricane Ida slammed Louisiana with devastating force as a Category 4 hurricane Sunday, leaving at least one person dead and more than 1 million customers without power as it flooded homes, ripped off roofs and trapped residents in dangerous rising waters.
With an alarming rise in Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations, more Americans have recently made the decision to get vaccinated than in the last six weeks.
A baby born weighing just 7.5 ounces — about as heavy as a softball or an apple — has left hospital after more than a year and arrived at her family home.
More than 101 million Americans are now fully vaccinated against the coronavirus.
While many coronavirus contact tracing programs around the U.S. have scaled back their ambitions, New York City has leaned in on its $600 mill…
One hospital system manages the distribution of patients throughout its hospitals in an arrangement that came out of a mad scramble to move pa…