Public health experts say Hurricane Matthew left pools of stagnant water ripe for mosquito breeding in areas that were already vulnerable to the breed linked to the spread of Zika virus.
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration may have brokered a deal between LSU and the research foundation operating its charity hospitals in Monroe and Shreveport. But just because everyone signed the paperwork, don't expect the vitriolic relationship to reach great new heights of...
This year we honor the 30th class for Modern Healthcare's Up & Comers awards. The program recognizes healthcare's rising stars—young men and women still in the early phases of their careers but who have already made their marks in the industry.
Acadia Healthcare, the nation's largest for-profit owner of psychiatric hospitals, is embarking on a strategy of entering joint ventures with not-for-profit hospital systems to open psychiatric beds.
Hall, 56, has led the Lewisville, Texas-based company for four years, making it the largest operator of free-standing emergency rooms in the U.S. The company grew from 12 facilities to 97.
Hospitals prepare for disasters all the time. But it's not until disaster strikes that you're able to gauge response and observe the heroics that follow. Through hardship, people rise up to support one another.
Data Points for the week of Aug. 29, 2016, covered the following topics: Funding for disaster preparedness, hospital response plans in emergencies, delivering drugs in emergencies, and civilian medical volunteers.
Stephen Williams, the longtime CEO of Norton Healthcare, will retire at year-end. He will be succeeded by Russell Cox effective Jan. 1.
The nation's major blood donation organizations are calling for increased donations in light of "critically low" inventory levels. Hospitals worry about the additional costs to them.
National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday that the Zika virus could "hang around" the U.S. for a year or two.
Cassie Sauer has been named CEO of the Washington State Hospital Association, effective in January.
Flooding in Louisiana has left six people dead, 20,000 in need of rescue and over 10,000 in shelters. Local hospitals remain open but their operations are struggling, especially in light of reduced federal funding.