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Markets come up short in drugs for premature babies

Jul 10, 2013
Nationwide drug shortages are causing hospitals to ration critical nutrients premature babies and other patients need to survive.
Posted In: Health, health care, hospital, pharmaceuticals

Forget the patient, what happens when the medical hardware gets a virus?

Jun 17, 2013
As hospitals become more automated, the dangers of computer viruses become more serious.
Posted In: health care, hospital, medical records

U.S. releases data showing striking differences in hospital prices

May 8, 2013
The public can search a database for prices for 100 common procedures at every hospital in the country, opening a window onto price differences.
Posted In: health care, hospital

How to fix hospital horror stories that start in the ICU

Feb 14, 2013
Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore is pioneering the ICU of the future to help keep the sickest patients from getting sicker.
Posted In: ICU, hospital

How a cat bite cost one man $55,000

Jan 22, 2013
His own cat bit him. Then David Lazarus got an infection. Surgery, tests and a hospital stay later, his total bill came to $55,000.
Posted In: health care, hospital

Hospitals cash in on patient satisfaction

Oct 22, 2012
Under the new healthcare law, hospitals can be rewarded for improving patient care.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, hospital, health care

Hospital PAC backs GOP House candidates

Oct 1, 2012
American Hospital Association's PAC spends almost $1 million on ads
Posted In: 2012 election, Medicare, hospital, super PACs

Health care costs: A pain in the neck

Mar 2, 2012
When you're in pain and in need of treatment, it's hard to pay really close attention to your health care choices. Commentator Renee Lux describes how treating her stiff neck led to a huge hike in her insurance costs.
Posted In: Health, healthcare, pain, treatment, legislation, hospital, Money