New Orleans Pelicans owner Tom Benson has been hospitalized for more than three weeks because of the flu. While he still remains in the intensive care unit at Ochsner Medical Center, the team says he may be on the mend.
Saints owner Tom Benson remains in the hospital, after he was admitted last week with flu-like symptoms. Via Josh Katzenstein of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Benson remains in the intensive care unit at Ochsner Medical Center, but is in stable condition. Benson has been treated for the flu since being admitted last Wednesday. “He is stable and [more]
Authors: Steven J. Del Signore and Avital A. Rodal, Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, Brandeis University, United States of America Competing Interests: Steven J. Del Signore and Avital A. Rodal are authors of the
It was not news in Washington, D.C. when a prominent doctor sued United Medical Center. Washington Post readers could see it coming because Dr. Julian Craig told city officials about billing problems at the hospital, only to be fired weeks later. Councilwoman Mary Cheh put it this way: "This......
The United Medical Center board chairwoman was defiant following a ruling from the city’s top ethics official that the panel violated the law by excluding the public from its discussion.
Healthcare in the United States is really expensive, and one of the reasons is that managing healthcare bills is really, really expensive. Just how expensive? At one large academic medical center, the cost of collecting payments for a single primary-care doctor is upward of $99,000 a year. And...
Julian Craig says he was fired for exposing problems at United Medical Center.
GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations called on Australia on Tuesday to take responsibility for around 800 refugees and asylum seekers stranded in a detention center on Papua New Guinea where it said many lack medical and mental health care.
(University of Chicago Medical Center) Mobile health units bring important medical services to communities across the country. A new study indicates that mobile health units may provide a new approach for offering sexual health education and services to adolescents.
District ethics official orders United Medical Center board to release recording of debate.
(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) With opioid overdoses now a leading cause of nonintentional death in the United States, data show most of these deaths can be traced back to an initial prescription opioid. A new study led by investigators...Show More Summary
Regulators shuttered the hospital’s labor and delivery unit in August because of dangerous mistakes.
But a hospital spokeswoman said only one birth occurred, in the hospital’s emergency room.
By BRIANNA GRAFF It is February of 2005, and my grandpa is lying in an Intensive Care Unit bed at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, critically ill from a renal artery rupture that planted him face-first in his parlor. As a functioning alcoholic who has already been in the hospital for a day,
In November, a woman born without a uterus gave birth to a healthy baby for the first time in the United States. The birth was part of an ongoing clinical trial at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, where doctors are transplanting uteruses from living or deceased donors into women who do not have them.…
The United Medical Center board’s vote in a closed session will leave Southeast Washington without a hospital where women can give birth.
TIME reported that, for the first time in the United States, a baby was born to a woman who had a uterus transplant. The birth took place at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas. TIME protected the privacy of the woman and her husband in order to protect their identity. Show More Summary
For the first time in the United States, a woman who was born without a uterus gave birth to a baby. The landmark birth took place at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, a part of Baylor Scott & White, TIME reports exclusively. “We’ve been preparing for this moment for a very long time,” says…
Julian Craig testified against politically connected firm before the D.C. Council.
The United Medical Center board voted to keep Veritas in charge for up to 60 days while it seeks a new management firm following a Nov. 7 D.C. Council vote to end its agreement with the company amid allegations of mismanagement and concerns about patient safety.