Early population health management supporter Dr. Lee Sacks is retiring as Advocate Aurora Health CMO and founding CEO of Advocate Physician Partners, after a total of more than 40 years at the system.
On her first day back at work after maternity leave, nurse Rebecca Tafaro Boyer asked her husband to send hourly updates on their son, William. The request may have saved his life.
Some patients in desperate need of a kidney transplant participated in a bold experiment where they received organs infected with hepatitis C. The gamble paid off.
New Michigan laws on opioids intended to save lives have physicians complaining about unintended consequences. They say regulations have added unnecessary administrative headaches, led to a climate of fear for doctors and left patients unable to get medications when they really need them.
It's hard to believe it, but for many kids, summer will come to an end in the coming weeks. As parents bulk up on school supplies, it's also important to remember a visit to the doctor's office for immunizations. After all, August is National Immunization Awareness Month.
More than half of hospitals fail to comply with the CMS' sepsis treatment requirements, new data from the agency show.
More than 60 patient and medical research advocates are calling for a federal probe of two clinical trials at Minneapolis-based Hennepin County Medical Center that involved testing the anesthetic ketamine on patients without their consent.
The maker of a permanent contraceptive implant subject to thousands of injury reports from women and repeated safety restrictions by regulators said Friday that it will stop selling the device in the U.S.
The dog days of summer have arrived—running from July 3 to Aug. 11, according to the Old Farmer's Almanac. The 40-day stretch typically coincides with the hottest days of the year. Perfect for sitting by the pool, lake or ocean. But don't forget that sunscreen, or better yet, head-to-toe...
If you're worried your kitchen towel could make you ill, just grab a new one. Because using them for too long and keeping them damp can breed dangerous bacteria.
The danger of #AvocadoHand is spreading on social media, where users post photos and stories of accidentally stabbing themselves in the hand while trying to cut an avocado.
As the number of ambulatory surgery centers continues to grow around the nation, HHS wants to create a new patient safety database to track quality of care at the facilities.