Texas Health Resources, the system that treated the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S., reported that patient volume at its affected Dallas hospital is returning to normal levels.
African-Americans are disproportionately affected by states opting not to expand Medicaid, according to an analysis released by the Urban Institute.
Facing an epidemic of Medicare fraud in the home-care industry, the federal government is putting a hold on approving new home-care providers in some areas of the country, capping certain types of payments, and using more sophisticated data analyses to uncover foul play.
The empty spacesuit that sat on the operating table in a lab at Houston Methodist Hospital's research institute made for an unusual patient.
The mystery of the missing brains at the University of Texas is solved.
The Dallas emergency department physician who initially treated Thomas Eric Duncan has acknowledged mistakes were made that led the hospital to miss that Duncan was infected with Ebola. The doctor said, however, that Duncan's care was “appropriate" based on the information he knew at the time.
When Scientific American asked photographer Adam Voorhes to photograph a human brain stored at the University of Texas at Austin, he knew he was in for a peculiar assignment.
Many but not all physicians oppose the federal push to implement ICD-10. One doc who wants an ICD-10 deflection rather than a full stop is, oddly enough, a Texan.
Officials say the emergency response to the Ebola crisis in Dallas cost the city about $155,000, including nearly $27,000 to care for the dog of a nurse infected with the virus.
The Texas Medical Association, the nation's largest state medical society for physicians, is asking its 48,000 members to write Congress requesting a two-year delay to the often-postponed implementation date for ICD-10 diagnostic and procedure codes.
At least one hospital system plans to settle soon to resolve its exposure to a yearslong, nationwide federal investigation into the suspected overuse of implantable defibrillators.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who is slated to help decide the fate of the healthcare reform law next year, reportedly was resting comfortably last Wednesday morning after having a stent placed in her heart.