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  • Hobart named Carroll Hospital's April Physician of the Month

    Dr. Dona Hobart, breast surgeon and medical director of Carroll Hospital's Center for Breast Health, was named Carroll Hospital's April Physician of the Month. A physician affiliated with Carroll Hospital for close to two years, Hobart was recognized...
  • National Nurses Week celebrates health care's essential professionals

    There are many reasons a person might go into nursing, but Helen Goodman says she first thought about the profession when she was 13 years old. "I used to watch 'ER' and 'Chicago Hope' with my mom and I thought 'Wow, that would be a cool job.' Fast...
  • Electronic medical records propelling South Florida tech hub growth

    Electronic medical records propelling South Florida tech hub growth
    Imagine if you never had to fill out another patient information form at a doctor's office again. That's the promise of a new portable patient health record service developed by Boca Raton-based InfoPeHR. For $35, patients can buy a credit card-sized...
  • A real Obamacare concern: Are insurers lying about their doctor networks?

    A real Obamacare concern: Are insurers lying about their doctor networks?
    One of the most controversial and least understood aspects of coverage under the Affordable Care Act is the network concept. More precisely, the narrow-network concept, since the whole goal of health insurers that steer patients to networks of preferred...
  • Nurses ratify contract with University of Chicago

    Nurses ratify contract with University of Chicago
    University of Chicago Medical Center nurses have ratified a four-year labor contract that raises wages by up to 3 percent annually, increases health care costs for nurses and ends rotating shifts, according to the union and the hospital. The agreement,...
  • Your health insurer won't pay? Try, try again!

    When you're dealing with a medical condition or disease, you want to find the best treatment without a lot of hassle from your insurer. But insurers may deny coverage for the specialist your doctor recommended, or send you a bill for care you thought...
  • A veil of secrecy shields hospitals where outbreaks occur

     A veil of secrecy shields hospitals where outbreaks occur
    The cardiac surgeon had unknowingly spread a staph infection from the rash on his hand to the hearts of at least five patients by the time Los Angeles County health investigators learned of the outbreak. The doctor had operated on more than 60 others in...
  • Surrounding hospitals wonder whether patients will return to King

    Surrounding hospitals wonder whether patients will return to King
    When the old King/Drew medical center was forced to close in 2007 after a series of treatment lapses, tens of thousands of South Los Angeles patients scrambled to find somewhere else to go. Many officials predicted that surrounding hospitals, some...
  • How to stick to a prescription drug regimen

    How to stick to a prescription drug regimen
    Americans have a hard time taking their meds. Prescription drugs get more sophisticated, expensive and even confusing. People commonly forget how many pills to take or don't understand how to schedule them. Some leave pricey drugs to languish at the...
  • Community Digest: Pet vaccination clinic set for May 9 in Beach Park

    Community events around the county. Beach Park Pet vaccines: The Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center's Animal Care and Control Program will offer a low-cost pet vaccination clinic from 9 a.m. to noon May 9 at Beach Park Mobile Home...
  • U. of C. Medical Center, nurses reach tentative deal

    U. of C. Medical Center, nurses reach tentative deal
    The University of Chicago Medical Center and its 1,550 unionized nurses averted a walkout slated for Thursday by reaching a tentative labor contract late Monday after months of negotiations. With an agreement close, the nurses' union, National Nurses...