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  • Hospital's Autism Center Recognized For Patient-Centered Care

    Hospital's Autism Center Recognized For Patient-Centered Care
    NEW BRITAIN – When the Hospital for Special Care opened its autism center three years ago in the former Mary Immaculate Academy on Corbin Avenue, the founders instinctively involved the children's doctors, schools, and families in the treatment, and...
  • 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...
  • Consumer Reports: The upside-downside of outpatient surgery

    The death of Joan Rivers last fall after a common procedure to examine her digestive tract has sparked concern about outpatient surgical centers, according to Consumer Reports. Would the comedian be alive today if she had been treated in a hospital?...
  • 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....
  • Doctors' call for insurance reform sets up legislative fight in Virginia

    Doctors' call for insurance reform sets up legislative fight in Virginia
    The Medical Society of Virginia called Thursday for state regulations to streamline the pre-authorization process for prescription drugs, setting up a potential legislative fight with the insurance industry. Matt Mansell, the group's director of...
  • Here's the anti-Obamacare lawsuit that just might deserve to win

    Here's the anti-Obamacare lawsuit that just might deserve to win
    Lawsuits aimed at eviscerating the Affordable Care Act have been lining up in federal courts like airliners on America's taxiways. Most are frivolous or partisan or both, and some have already been tossed. The Supreme Court on Friday will ponder whether...
  • 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...
  • Find funds to fix care for needy kids

    Find funds to fix care for needy kids
    Florida health officials are failing in their role as stand-in parents for our most vulnerable children. Three weeks ago, a state judge ruled that the Department of Children and Families is violating federal law by routinely failing to provide mental...
  • Respiratory therapists: 'Unsung heroes' help patients breathe easier

    Respiratory therapists: 'Unsung heroes' help patients breathe easier
    As a staff member in Rush University's respiratory therapy program, Jonathan Brady Scott is keenly aware of the value of his work. "What matters if you can't breathe?" he said. "Nothing at all." Director of clinical education and an assistant professor...
  • Shooting at L.A.-area clinic: Nurse wounded, patient in custody

    Shooting at L.A.-area clinic: Nurse wounded, patient in custody
    A man was arrested Monday on suspicion of shooting a nurse inside a mental health urgent care facility in Willowbrook, officials said. Vincent Heard, 20, is suspected of shooting a nurse during a medical evaluation at the Exodus Foundation for...
  • 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...