The tragic death of comedian Joan Rivers a week after slipping into cardiac arrest during a routine throat procedure at an outpatient clinic, has left many wondering: Are these facilities safe?
A 75-year-old Austrian woman is recovering after doctors successfully removed an 18-pound tumor from her stomach, The Local reported.
An Australian hospital apologised on Thursday after mistakenly sending out death notices for 200 of its - very much alive - patients.
Medical bills can ruin a family’s finances. This ingenious way to get help comes with no financial risk
For a nation that spends more than two times as much as other industrialized countries— totaling almost $3 trillion a year— on health care costs, it would stand to reason that Americans should be...
As the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil progresses towards the round of 16, it’s not only the health of the players that is getting attention.
Billions of Medicare dollars are wasted on errors each year—where could that money go instead?
While working as a medical scribe, Dr. Michael Murphy witnessed the rise of physician burnout. He was inspired to create ScribeAmerica, which puts medical scribes in private practices,...
United States hospital spending was $882.3 billion in 2012, and much of it was undoubtedly spent on hospital procedures.
Every day more than 200 Americans with healthcare-associated infections die during their hospital stay. Most of these deaths could have been prevented.