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What’s Wrong With American Doctors?

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,

Why One Woman Donated Her Uterus to a Stranger

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.…

Nursery and delivery rooms at D.C.’s public hospital will not reopen

The United Medical Center board’s vote in a closed session will leave Southeast Washington without a hospital where women can give birth.

First U.S. Baby Born After a Uterus Transplant

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

Exclusive: First U.S. Baby Born After a Uterus Transplant

2 months agoHealth : Time: Healthland

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…

Public hospital board extends contract of troubled management firm

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.

Boy is given new skin thanks to gene therapy

(Ruhr-University Bochum) A medical team at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum's burn unit and the Center for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Modena (Italy) were the first ever to successfully treat a child suffering from extensive skin damage using transplants derived from genetically modified stem cells. Show More Summary

Hackensack Meridian Health Riverview Medical Center Offers Surgical Clinic for Under and Uninsured Community Members

Hackensack Meridian Health Riverview Medical Center now offers specialized surgical services for specific conditions to community members with Medicaid, Charity Care, Horizon NJ Health and United Health Care Family plans.

D.C. public hospital’s report on patient death omitted key details

United Medical Center’s statement to regulators did not disclose that Warren Webb died or cried out for help

‘Simply unacceptable’: D.C. lawmakers press hospital operator on patient death

Nursing home case at United Medical Center prompts questions on consultants’ contract

Listen: Nursing home resident dies after repeated cries for help

The Washington Post obtained audio of United Medical Center patient Warren Webb complaining that he couldn’t breathe. Webb rolled out of his bed and lay on the floor in a dirty diaper for about 20 minutes. Soon afterward he was pronounced dead of a heart attack. Editor’s note: This audio was edited for brevity.

Nursing home death prompts new questions for troubled United Medical Center

Regulators were not informed of details in case of a patient left on floor as he cried for help.

United Medical Center contracts GWU-linked group to take over emergency room

The selection of GW Medical Faculty Associates comes amid increasing scrutiny of the hospital.

On the Watch for Antibiotic-Resistant Mycoplasma Pneumoniae

UAB will lead a infectious disease sentinel surveillance network, funded by the CDC, for Mycoplasma pneumoniae infections at eight medical centers across the United States.

Consulting firm managing United Medical Center ousts hospital CEO

The move comes as D.C. Council questions whether to renew Veritas contract

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