American demand for personal protective equipment to treat Ebola is leaving the West African countries affected by the outbreak in short supply, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Hospitals must pay closer attention to demographics and trends among their patients to provide the most appropriate care, according to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton CEO Richard Freeman, NJ.com. reports.
Demand remains sky-high for nonclinical and frontline jobs in the healthcare industry due to a host of factors including the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, a new report indicates.
Emergency departments across the country saw a record number of patients in 2011, with more than 136 million people visiting, and experts only expect the demand to increase, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A science- and art-based philanthropy helped Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota quintuple its fundraising and exceed its goals for its primary campaign, the architects of the initiative wrote in H&HN Daily.
While errors made by medical professionals are known to have a profound impact on patients, a new study finds that such missteps also are a major source of trauma for doctors and nurses.
The Department of Veterans Affairs fired Sharon Helman, the head of the Phoenix VA Healthcare System, on Monday after an investigation confirmed a lack of oversight and other misconduct occurred under her leadership.
Meaningful cost containment within the healthcare system depends on patients carefully monitoring how much they pay for care, according to Marketwatch.
Healthcare that is delivered with kindness and compassion that celebrates the importance of human connection is more effective than not when treating sick patients, and can help them have less pain an anxiety, according to an article in Newsmax Health.
Dramatic reductions in healthcare associated infections (HAIs) have earned the University of Vermont Medical Center the national Partnership in Prevention Award, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology announced.
The Ebola outbreak in Liberia is now showing signs of slowing down, but U.S. public officials aren't necessarily breathing a sigh of relief as they now must prepare for the next health disaster, the Associated Press reports.
A new care coordination program is yielding positive results for patients with chronic conditions in Texas, according to the Standard-Times.
A watchdog group called on California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) to audit hospitals for medical errors in the wake of a local news report that found details on such events are not readily available.
Nurses shouldn't be required to work overtime to cover staffing shortages, the American Nurses Association (ANA) said in a position paper released last week that called for hospitals and nurses should work together to reduce nurse fatigue and possible harm to patients.
Hospitals should focus less on innovation and more on imitating proven approaches that actually work and adapt them for industry use, according to a Harvard Business Review article.
Half of patients don't take their medications as prescribed, but despite efforts to encourage patients to take the necessary drugs, new research published in The Cochrane Library indicates there is no effective intervention
Older American adults are sicker than those in 10 other countries, with nearly seven in 10 dealing with at least two chronic conditions, according to an international survey published in Health Affairs.