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The spread of deadly superbugs had been traced to a popular scope. The maker contended hospitals were failing to clean it properly -- and kept the device on the market.

Richard French speaks with Dr. Edward Halperin, the Chancellor and CEO of New York Medical College about the effects the Obamacare repeal will have on hospit...

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The American Nurses Association denounced the Republican House healthcare proposal in a Wednesday letter, saying the plan to repeal and replace ObamaCare does not “improve care for the American people.”
“The American Health Care Act threatens health care affordability, access, and delivery for individuals across the nation,” the ANA wrote
The ANA, which represents…

Rates of physician-induced infections have plummeted in recent years, new research says. But there is still little incentive to prevent them before they happen.

Uncertainty surrounding the Republican plan to replace Obamacare is forcing some U.S. hospitals to delay expansion plans, cut costs, or take on added risk to borrow money for capital investment projects, dealing an economic blow to these facilities and the towns they call home.

A new health care task force is seeking to update the state’s guidelines for community benefits provided by nonprofit hospitals.

New Jersey hospitals advised to remain vigilant and increase security to prevent a possible terror attack.

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In observing National Patient Safety Awareness Week the Economic Alliance for Michigan announced the recipients of the EAM Hospital Patient Safety Award to eight Michigan hospitals.

Most of us do our best to keep out of the hospital, however, sometimes it is just unavoidable. Fortunately, Torrance residents have access to several top-notch facilities to choose from. Recently, …

Described by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a serious global health threat, a drug-resistant fungus is sickening hospitalized patients in a handful of states, and New Jersey is one of them.

By DIANE S. WILLIAMS NYC Health + Hospitals honored 36 dedicated Social Workers at its first Social Worker Recognition ceremony held at Gouvernuer’s Hospital in March, Social Workers Month. “You he…

A bill in the S.C. House could make it mandatory for some agencies to hire certified American Sign Language interpreters to ensure one is always available.

Northwell Health facilities well represented in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2017 Healthcare Equality Index.

An NRA-backed change to the state’s gun laws failed Thursday, June 1, 2017, despite support from the leading Republican in the Kansas Senate. An effort to end campus carry also failed.

Insurance companies that sell coverage through the state’s health insurance exchange next year will be allowed to cover fewer hospitals, doctors and prescription drugs under changes the exchange’s board approved Tuesday. Officials hope those changes could help offset rate increases caused by the increased price and use of medical care and prescription drugs.

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New Hampshire is joining a nationwide effort to make sure that old prescription medicines don't end up on the street, and all Granite Staters are urged to participate
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First-ever data on bedside bar coding shows hospitals have the technology to safely administer medication but fall short on using it effectively The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) along with…

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The need for accessibility is never greater than when we find ourselves rushing to the hospital. In an effort to provide comfort to patients as well as visi