An OB-GYN who is the president-elect of the New Mexico Medical Society has had his license suspended by the state's medical board for several alleged offenses, including drinking on the job, having sexual relations with patients and leaving a birthing mother unattended while having sex with another...
Patients in cardiac arrest may be better off riding to the hospital in an ambulance without advanced life support services. A new study finds that cardiac patients who received advanced care from paramedics had lower survival rates and worse clinical outcomes at substantially higher costs.
The Food and Drug Administration is warning against the use of laparoscopic power morcellator devices to treat uterine fibroids, while obstetricians and gynecologists insist that some women should still have access to the products.
As the number of medical-device recalls has rapidly increased, so has the complexity of the recalls. That is raising questions about safety and risks for hospitals that mostly still track and locate faulty products manually.
If your Thanksgiving doesn't go as planned and someone gets hurt, the ICD-10 may have it covered.
In response to the immediate danger of Ebola, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued tightened guidance for personal protective equipment and related protocols. Its guidance addresses the specific risks of a single pathogen, but is only one precautionary step in the larger context of...
Federal health officials say funding for historic Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas hospital is no longer in jeopardy because broad changes were made to improve patient safety.
Serving those in need is part of the job description for J. Michael Jernigan. But his work in fulfilling that mission extends far beyond his office.
Since 2009, Dr. James Merlino has been the chief experience officer at the Cleveland Clinic, which was among the first healthcare organizations to create a CXO role.
The federal government is considering possible changes to what risks and benefits researchers must describe to patients who participate in studies comparing the effectiveness of already approved treatments and procedures.
The family of Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan has settled with the Dallas hospital that misdiagnosed him and sent him home the first time he sought care there, a lawyer for the family announced Wednesday.
The Veterans Affairs Department is considering disciplinary action against more than 1,000 employees as it struggles to correct systemic problems that led to long wait times for veterans seeking healthcare and falsification of records to cover up delays, VA Secretary Robert McDonald said.