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  • Haifa's Rambam hospital treats, protects, innovates in the face of looming danger

    Haifa's Rambam hospital treats, protects, innovates in the face of looming danger
    Not unexpectedly, southern Israel suffered more than other areas of the Jewish state during this summer's conflict with Hamas. Yet up in northern Israel, 30 doctors from the Haifa-based Rambam Health Care Campus (RHCC) were drafted into the Israel Defense...
  • Care technician: Close patient contact demands both skill and compassion

    By Erinn Hutkin As a patient care technician in a hospital emergency room, Tiffany Ehlers must be prepared for anything at any time. Ehlers, 39, has worked for two years at Blue Island's Metro South Medical Center, where on any given day, she assists...
  • Accountability slow to reach rural hospitals

    Accountability slow to reach rural hospitals
    Crawford Memorial Hospital, in rural Robinson, Ill., is the only hospital for miles around. Just like elsewhere, Crawford's doctors deliver babies, perform routine operations and see thousands of patients in the emergency room. But Crawford, along...
  • L.A. pays millions as police and firefighter injury claims rise

    L.A. pays millions as police and firefighter injury claims rise
    Los Angeles Fire Capt. Daniel Costa liked to go all out on the racquetball court at the LAX fire station. A fellow firefighter described him as a "very competitive" player who "likes to win." Costa seemed in fine form after five spirited games in the...
  • High-tech radiation machine due soon

    High-tech radiation machine due soon
    The UF Cancer Center at Orlando Health announced that its new high-tech, cyclotron proton accelerator cancer therapy machine will arrive at the downtown center on Nov. 2. The delivery of the last parts of the enormous MEVION S250 superconducting...
  • Tips to help you decide on an urgent care or emergency room

    Tips to help you decide on an urgent care or emergency room
    It’s a Saturday afternoon, and your daughter turns an ankle on the soccer field. Or the earache your son has been fighting all week is suddenly worse, and now he has a fever. It’s a predicament almost every parent has found themselves in at...
  • What makes hospital patients turn violent?

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – It's common for patients to come into a hospital with injuries, but too often they're the ones inflicting injury on nurses, technicians and security guards, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed incident...
  • Doctor in sexual misconduct case testifies

    Doctor in sexual misconduct case testifies
    More than six years after Dr. Michael R. Kinney treated a woman for breast cancer, the two faced off in legal proceedings this week over accusations that he had sexual contact with her while she was his patient. Kinney, a licensed physician and...
  • More patients could wear regular clothing in hospital: study

    More patients could wear regular clothing in hospital: study
    Although doctors say many patients in hospitals could be wearing their own clothing below the waist, and most want to, a majority still don't, according to a small Canadian study. That could have an important effect on patient dignity, the authors...
  • The ugly surprise of out-of-network doctors and 'balance billing'

    The ugly surprise of out-of-network doctors and 'balance billing'
    The New York Times' Elisabeth Rosenthal offered an important lesson in healthcare economics over the weekend that's a must-read for anyone about to undergo a major medical procedure. Rosenthal's piece explored how charges from out-of-network providers...
  • Anthem Blue Cross' welcome new HMO idea

     Anthem Blue Cross' welcome new HMO idea
    The 2010 federal healthcare law experimented with a number of ways to limit healthcare costs, but the real impetus to hold down spending has come from those who pay for coverage — most notably large employers and governments — and from...