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  • Overdose patients end up repeatedly in hospital

    Overdose patients end up repeatedly in hospital
    State health officials hope to curb overdose deaths by using hospital data to target patients who have been admitted for previous overdoses but survived. The state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene announced plans Monday to offer rehab services and...
  • Hampton VA records nation's longest wait time for primary-care patients in December audit

    Hampton VA records nation's longest wait time for primary-care patients in December audit
    Patients seeking primary care in December at the Hampton VA Medical Center endured the average longest wait times in the nation, according to recently released data. Addressing the issue Tuesday, the medical center's director said while Hampton is...
  • How safe is your hospital? A look at California ratings

    How safe is your hospital? A look at California ratings
    Consumers might think twice about dining at a restaurant with a poor health grade posted in the window. And patient advocates say it shouldn't be any different when going to the hospital. A detailed look at performance data shows many California...
  • Hospital helps teen navigate road to recovery after brain tumor

     Hospital helps teen navigate road to recovery after brain tumor
    It's difficult for Cherise Felters to talk about that day in early September when her youngest child came out of surgery. Felters stood in a room at Rush University Medical Center, consoling her son, who at the sight of his little sister began to cry....
  • The bond between patient and physician is in jeopardy

    The bond between patient and physician is in jeopardy
    Remember your personal physician? He or she may not be yours much longer. And even if you keep your doctor, the odds are he or she is not really working for you. Soon, most doctors will have abandoned their private practices and become employees of...
  • Holy Cross group added to Medicare savings program

    Holy Cross group added to Medicare savings program
    The Holy Cross Physician Partners Accountable Care Organization has been selected as one of 89 groups added in an expanding nationwide Medicare Shared Savings Program that now provides 7.2 million Medicare beneficiaries with access to coordinated care,...
  • FAU medical school sees 35% jump in applicants

    FAU medical school sees 35% jump in applicants
    Florida Atlantic University is graduating its first class of physicians this spring, with plenty of new applicants lining up – a potential boon for a state expecting a shortage of doctors. About a quarter of Florida's physicians are over 65,...
  • As Medicaid rolls swell, fees to doctors return to lower rate

    – With some 600,000 Pennsylvanians newly eligible for the state's expanding Medicaid program, the doctors who provide care through that program for low-income residents are getting some bad news: their fees are going down. Those payments were hiked...
  • Surgical technologists: Operating room staff work closely as a team

    Jeanie Moran changed careers after she fell in love with surgery. Moran worked in marketing for several years before eventually becoming a medical sales representative. Then, after taking a few years off to focus on her family, she decided it was time...
  • Caridad, Eye Associates team up to give the 'Gift of Sight'

    Caridad, Eye Associates team up to give the 'Gift of Sight'
    A 13-year-old boy from West Palm Beach is hit in the eye by a stone from a slingshot and develops a cataract, losing vision in that eye. A 40-year-old father of two has a significant cataract making it difficult for him to work and earn a living. A...
  • GuideWell chooses Winter Park to open first freestanding clinic

    GuideWell chooses Winter Park to open first freestanding clinic
    GuideWell, the parent company for Florida Blue, is opening its first freestanding clinic this week in Winter Park. The GuideWell Emergency Medicine Doctors clinic is a hybrid between an urgent care center and an emergency department, but it's not...