The rash of shootings that have taken place throughout the country this year highlights the toll such incidents have had on children.
The CMS has proposed requiring private accreditors like the Joint Commission to release reports publicly. But these accreditors dislike the rule, arguing it won't improve transparency and it'll be costly to implement.
The eClinicalWorks settlement announced last week raises the question of how great a role the government should play in the oversight of electronic health records.
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About 32% of Food and Drug Administration-approved drugs prompt safety warnings or recalls only after they are cleared, a new study found.
Hospital-acquired infections still cost the U.S. healthcare system billions annually, but rates are dropping.
Memorial Hermann Health System Executive VP and COO Charles Stokes reflects on improving safety and reliability.
Embattled blood testing company Theranos has agreed to pay $4.65 million to cover full refunds for every Arizona customer who used the company's testing services, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Tuesday.
Detroit Medical Center hospitals are now considered in good standing with state and federal regulators after DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan passed an unannounced follow-up inspection.
Despite declining sexual activity among U.S. adults, the incidence of sexually transmitted infections showed a sharp increase in the most recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report. In inflation-adjusted dollars, government efforts to prevent the spread of STDs is declining.
The Detroit Medical Center has spent $1.2 million to fix issues with dirty surgical instruments after a six-month investigation found flaws with the sterile surgical processing, The Detroit News reported Thursday.
The Veterans Health Administration, responding to the Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014, has taken steps to reduce delays for veterans seeking outside appointments for care. But problems persist.