| May 20, 2015
| 12:30 PM
Source: Heart and Vascular Team, Cleveland Clinic
When you or a loved one is in need of heart care, the prospect may feel overwhelming. You know you need to see a heart specialist, but which one? Having heart disease can lead you...
| Jun 1, 2015
| 3:30 PM
Officials of the National Cancer Institute joined cancer scientists on Monday to announce the launch of three ambitious clinical trials designed to bolster research undergirding President Obama's precision medicine initiative.
The national trials are...
| Jun 1, 2015
| 2:27 PM
Dr. Cara Jakob has worked in all types of practice models: she has been part of a large group, she has been employed by a health system, and now she's an independent physician in a small practice in Clermont.
And she will tell you, running a medical...
| Jun 2, 2015
Town officials, Mount Airy Eye Care doctors and staff, local bankers, the design team, along with the local general contractor held groundbreaking ceremonies May 18 for the new Mount Airy Eye Care Medical Office building in Mount Airy.
The new two-...
| May 29, 2015
| 4:27 PM
Hospital staff donates to IUN medical school
The nearly 500 doctors and dentists that comprise the Medical and Dental Staff at Munster's Community Hospital focused their philanthropy on local medical-related causes close to home. Their $125,000 gift...
| May 29, 2015
| 5:39 PM
Hartford HealthCare announced this week that it was overhauling its IT systems to allow its patients' electronic medical records to be viewed by authorized clinicians at other hospitals in the state, and vice versa, including Yale-New Haven Health System,...
| May 28, 2015
| 5:23 PM
About a decade ago, a doctor friend was lamenting the increasingly frustrating conditions of clinical practice. "How did you know to get out of medicine in 1978?" he asked with a smile.
"I didn't," I replied. "I had no idea what was coming. I just...
| May 27, 2015
| 5:34 PM
When a pharmacy technician asked Lynn Averill why she was prescribing oxycodone and methadone to most of her patients, the former Plantation doctor shouted back, "Because I'm a doctor!" according to a Drug Enforcement Administration agent.
| May 26, 2015
| 2:45 PM
Magnet status is the equivalent of Olympic gold for nursing excellence, and Elmhurst Memorial Hospital has earned the distinction.
Officials, nurses, doctors and other staff heard May 19 that they qualified for the honor, one of only 39 hospitals in...
| May 24, 2015
| 7:15 AM
Let's say it's a Saturday night and you've developed a rash, or you're on vacation in another state and you've started feeling ill. Depending on your health plan, you might be able to get help by opening a computer or turning on your smartphone.
| May 22, 2015
| 5:00 AM
As polls have shown consistently, a strong majority of Californians believe that terminally ill people should be able to end their lives peacefully and without pain when death is near. The state's residents have waited too long; they have watched for...