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  • CT Technologist: Blend of patient care, technical skills a satisfying challenge

    Andres Guerrero has always liked helping other people, but little did he know that meeting his wife would also introduce him to the profession that allows him to do just that every day. For three years, Guerrero, 39, has worked as a computer tomography...
  • Delegate wants to clarify law on treatment vs. suffering

    The bedside request has put many a doctor in a quandary: Relatives want to continue aggressive treatment of loved ones that won't improve their condition and may even prolong suffering. The cases aren't a daily occurrence, but they're important and...
  • U. of C. nurses give approval to strike

    U. of C. nurses give approval to strike
    University of Chicago Medicine nurses have given their overwhelming approval to strike. Jan Rodolfo, Midwest director of National Nurses United, which represents 1,500 U. of C. nurses, said 95 percent of the nurses who voted Thursday evening...
  • Emergency and urgent care are not the same thing

    It’s important for the public to understand the differences between “urgent care” and “emergency care.” Urgent care centers are options for common medical problems like minor illnesses and injuries. They are not substitutes...
  • 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?...
  • 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...
  • Hampton City Schools employee health and wellness center already saving money

    Hampton City Schools employee health and wellness center already saving money
    HAMPTON — Word is spreading that a new medical resource is available for Hampton City Schools employees. Staff reported to the School Board that the Employee Health and Wellness Center had already saved the school district $73,762 through October,...
  • Allow remote medicine to cut costs, expand care: Editorial

    Allow remote medicine to cut costs, expand care: Editorial
    Florida could reduce its health-care costs by more than $1 billion a year through technology that has been available for years, but never fully utilized. It's because the state still lacks a policy framework that would allow doctors and other health-...
  • Veterans: VA hospital nicknamed 'Candy Land' because painkillers given out freely

    Veterans: VA hospital nicknamed 'Candy Land' because painkillers given out freely
    Doctors at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Tomah, Wis., hand out so many narcotic painkillers that some veterans have taken to calling the place "Candy Land." They call the hospital's chief of staff, psychiatrist Dr. David...
  • GBMC doctors join push to improve patient care, save money

    GBMC doctors join push to improve patient care, save money
    The first thing patients probably notice when walking into the new doctors offices at Greater Baltimore Medical Center is there is no waiting room. Patients go directly to an exam room, where doctors, nurses and other staff are supposed to cycle in...
  • Stuck waiting for the doctor? Check ratings on state physician groups

    Stuck waiting for the doctor? Check ratings on state physician groups
    Californians wanting to check up on doctors have new ratings from Consumer Reports on more than 170 physician groups statewide. The scores released this week are intended to help consumers see how different medical offices stack up on providing care and...