Hospitals that employ physicians don't perform any better than other hospitals on certain quality measures, according to a new study.
Drug distributing giant McKesson Corp. was slapped with an FDA warning letter for allegedly shipping pharmacies opioid products with pills missing or non-opioid replacements.
A new study found the increased rate of hepatitis C cases is linked to 2010 changes to the painkiller OxyContin that made it harder to abuse.
Flu activity generally occurs from October through May, with activity peaking most often in February. Here's how the 2018-19 season is shaping up.
A number of long-term care providers have begun imposing flu vaccination mandates on their employees in an effort to reverse years of low coverage rates.
Detroit Medical Center is one of the first healthcare providers to use predictive analytics to better manage influenza patients at risk of driving up medical costs.
The rate of hospital-acquired conditions declined by 13% from 2014 to 2017, preventing 20,500 hospital deaths and saving providers $7.7 billion, according to a new report from AHRQ.
A woman died at an Ohio hospital minutes after receiving not one but two excessive doses of a potentially lethal medication ordered by a doctor under investigation in connection with dozens of deaths, the woman's family alleged Monday.
As more studies find longer-term consequences for even a mild concussion, including a heightened risk of suicide, the impact on sports continues to unfold.
New York healthcare providers are working together to better train their staff to help trafficked persons when they seek care.
Mount Carmel Health System has fired the intensive-care doctor who gave potentially fatal doses of pain medicine to at least 27 patients, reported its findings to the authorities and put six pharmacists and 14 nurses on paid leave pending further review.
New York currently ranks 30th in the country when it comes to maternal mortality rate. The state's executive budget calls for legislation to create a maternal mortality review board.