John Hopkins Medicine has removed four top leaders at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla., following dramatic increases in the hospital's death rates for pediatric heart surgeries.
Life expectancy stays relatively flat, but deaths from suicide and drug overdoses continue to climb.
You may have wondered how long it would take a Lego head to pass through the human body. A team of healthcare professionals made it their mission to find out.
Four premature babies in the neonatal ICU have contracted the Acinetobacter baumannii bacteria since September, three of whom died, according to public health officials.
The added requirements, which will go into effect July 1, include hospitals screening patients with behavioral health conditions for suicide ideation.
Health systems are pushing for interstate licensing of nurses, physicians and advanced practice providers to streamline care, but unions claim that it opens the floodgates to substandard care.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center would be terminated from the Medicare program next month if it doesn't explain how it has corrected problems related to an incident where a patient died after receiving a large dose of the wrong medication.
Of the 14,959 skilled-nursing facilities subject to the CMS' Skilled Nursing Facility Value-based Purchasing Program, 73% received a penalty while 27% got a bonus for fiscal 2019.
State quality inspectors went to DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital on Wednesday to conduct a full survey of the hospital, one month after it was cited for failure to comply with Medicare conditions of participation in a limited survey on infection-control practices.
Regulators have notified Detroit Medical Center's Harper University Hospital of at least 22 incidents of deficient infection-control standards found during a surprise inspection in October.
The spinal-cord stimulators that medical device companies and doctors have touted as a panacea for millions of patients suffering from pain are more dangerous than many patients know, an Associated Press investigation found.
A possible new tool to defeat antibiotic resistance in tuberculosis has been found in soil: natural antibiotics called kanglemycins.