A surge in infections linked to Thanksgiving has led to many hospitals running out of room to treat the severest COVID-19 cases, and medical facilities are facing a serious staffing shortage on top of everything else.
The Trump administration has issued regulations that could lower prescription drug prices. It’s unclear whether the rules will withstand expected legal challenges or what the Biden administration will do with them.
If you are out of work and you need health insurance there is still time to sign up for the Affordable Care Act.
Even though the Affordable Care Act provisions are being challenged by the Trump administration and the future for "Obama Care" is uncertain, it is the law of the land.
Federal agencies warned that cybercriminals are unleashing a major ransomware assault against the U.S. healthcare system. Independent security experts say it has already hobbled at least four U.S. hospitals this month, and could potentially impact hundreds more.
They are scared because of Covid - or delayed because the radiology center was closed because of quarantine - whatever the reason - the outcome can be devastating.
For the nurses across the globe, home is fraught with uncertainty. Are they exposing their partners and children? Should they quit their jobs to keep their families safe?
The rising cases in states like Arizona, Florida, Texas and California has been blamed in part on many not wearing masks or obeying other social-distancing rules.
It is a distraction from the devastating dementia these older adults are dealing with.
Hospital del Mar in Barcelona said the beach trips are part of a program to humanize intensive care units.
As an organ transplant recipient, Amy Bacon takes extra steps to stay healthy. So when the COVID-19 crisis hit, she started wearing a mask and gloves and is even more cautious when she leaves her apartment in the Flint area.
The layoffs are taking place this week and were announced today to employees, announced in a systemwide email by Henry Ford’s President and CEO, Wright Lassiter, III.
The border can be a dividing line. Here we see healthcare workers as heroes, but back at home they can face scrutiny. Some think healthcare workers are bringing the virus to Windsor where it is not as widespread.
The emails that were accessed had personal information like name, date of birth, diagnosis, diagnosis code, procedute, treatement location, treatment type, prescription information, Beaumont patient account number and medical record numbers.
Christina DeSantis, an emergency room nurse, feels she and other hospital staff at Ascension Health should be compensated for that risk in the form of hazard pay, so she started a petition online.
Days later, she was in Human Resources at Sinai Grace Hospital, getting fired, an alleged violation of the hospital's social media policy.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first national data on how the pandemic is hitting doctors, nurses and other health care professionals.
Recently we've seen a sit-in at a Detroit hospital, nurses protesting having what they see as inadequate numbers. But, help is on the way.
AAA delivered 100 tablets to Beaumont Health System on Friday so isolated coronavirus patients can communicate with their loved ones.
ICU nurse Melissa Steiner recorded a Snapchat video following a 13-hour shift at work, breaking down over the "war zone" she witnessed.