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  • Training gaps noted at Hampton VA after patient death

    Training gaps noted at Hampton VA after patient death
    — An investigation into a patient death at the Hampton VA Medical Center found that nurses failed to perform timely rounds and staff did not document significant changes in the patient's condition. Investigators could not substantiate a third...
  • Boca Raton business offers medical-waste removal alternative

    Boca Raton business offers medical-waste removal alternative
    More than a decade ago, David Fater and Richard Cohen merged their companies on a handshake. Now the duo — whose long careers have taken them from China to Wall Street — are mentoring less-experienced start-up business owners at Enterprise...
  • Medical marijuana loses to entrepreneurial greed

    Medical marijuana loses to entrepreneurial greed
        Well, this is Florida. The rules are different here. Where else can you win a race with 58% of the vote and lose the election? Only here, of course. Here’s the thing. We have a process in Florida that allows citizens to amend the...
  • Fitness Files: Your health may be in your hands

    Last Saturday, I walked out of a meeting with a doctor-friend who said, "I'm tired of the TV news hysteria about Ebola. Do you know how many die of hospital-born infections every year, just because medical staff doesn't follow hand-washing protocols?"...
  • African health spending lags despite rapid economic growth

    African health spending lags despite rapid economic growth
    The little boy born just before sunset was lucky. He had stopped breathing just after his mother delivered him into a shawl as she lay in a cramped hospital ward here in this provincial town 100 miles north of the capital, Maputo. Fortunately, a group...
  • Eggs, Milk —Vaccinations? Health Clinic Opens In Stop & Shop

    Eggs, Milk —Vaccinations? Health Clinic Opens In Stop & Shop
    SIMSBURY — Now you can be treated for poison ivy or an earache before picking up eggs and a gallon of milk — all under the same roof. A new clinic at the Super Stop & Shop on Bushy Hill Road also allows you to get a camp physical for one...
  • Connecting city kids to health care careers

    Connecting city kids to health care careers
    Trevor entered my 11th grade Baltimore biology class without a strong science background. He didn't know what the heart did, what cells were or why DNA was important. Yet two months later, he wrote one of the best essays in the class comparing...
  • These tax-smart techniques can cut your health costs

    Now that health care policies are legally required to cover certain services, insurers are intensifying efforts to rein in costs by shifting more of the burden to you. In addition to boosting deductibles, they're increasing cost-sharing for doctors'...
  • Boost health care technology to help Florida

    Boost health care technology to help Florida
    The technology to improve health care in Florida has always been available. Unfortunately, the policy governing telehealth programs that allow doctors and other health care specialists to use Web and videoconferencing to treat patients remotely, simply...
  • Surgeons buy into outpatient facility

    The recent reopening of an outpatient surgery facility at Glendale Adventist Medical Center marked the first time physicians were able to buy a stake in a surgery center in conjunction with the hospital. The Physicians Adventist Surgery Center...
  • Mobile health faces a bumpy road in rural California

    Mobile health faces a bumpy road in rural California
    Steering along washed-out roads in California's southern Sierra, Earl Ferguson gets excited when he sees white plastic stakes sticking up from the ground along the way. They're markers of a new high-speed Internet line running from Barstow to Reno,...