hospitals

‘I Have a Ph.D. in Not Having Money’

‘I Have a Ph.D. in Not Having Money’

Medical school is expensive for everyone. But for low-income students, the hidden costs can be prohibitive.
Dozens of Babies Died Because of U.K. Hospital Failings, Report Finds

Dozens of Babies Died Because of U.K. Hospital Failings, Report Finds

Problems at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust over 40 years led to what some say may be the biggest maternity scandal in the history of the National Health Service.
Good Leaders Make Good Doctors

Good Leaders Make Good Doctors

Most people think of doctors as scientists, caregivers or educators. But we must also understand doctors as leaders.

Should I Report Officiants Who Won’t Marry Same-Sex Couples?

The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on outing wedding vendors that won’t work with L.G.B.T.Q. couples and the problem with exploiting emergency-room services.
Donald Trump Announces Revolutionary Healthcare Transparency Rules

Donald Trump Announces Revolutionary Healthcare Transparency Rules

The finalized price transparency rule, implemented in January 2021, requires hospitals to disclose negotiated rates with insurance companies.
Hospitals In Scotland Use Miniature Therapy Ponies To Help Sick Children

Hospitals In Scotland Use Miniature Therapy Ponies To Help Sick Children

Just imagine this unusual scene at a local hospital ward: A tiny horse is standing by a bed, nuzzling the young patient's hand, while in the corridor outside, another pony is towing a laughing child
Britain’s NHS is failing patients more than ever: Will it matter to voters?

Britain’s NHS is failing patients more than ever: Will it matter to voters?

In the midst of the election campaign, new statistics show that the NHS in England posted its worst performance on waiting times since as far back as the data goes.
New York Identifies Hospitals and Nursing Homes With Deadly Fungus

New York Identifies Hospitals and Nursing Homes With Deadly Fungus

The policy change, for the virulent drug-resistant germ Candida auris, came as the C.D.C. reported that more people are dying of drug-resistant infections than it previously estimated.
New York Identifies Hospitals and Nursing Homes With Deadly Fungus

New York Identifies Hospitals and Nursing Homes With Deadly Fungus

The policy change, for the virulent drug-resistant germ Candida auris, came as the C.D.C. reported that more people are dying of drug-resistant infections than it previously estimated.
New York Identifies Hospitals and Nursing Homes With Deadly Fungus

New York Identifies Hospitals and Nursing Homes With Deadly Fungus

The policy change, for the virulent drug-resistant germ Candida auris, came as the C.D.C. reported that more people are dying of drug-resistant infections than it previously estimated.
New York Identifies Hospitals and Nursing Homes With Deadly Fungus

New York Identifies Hospitals and Nursing Homes With Deadly Fungus

The policy change, for the virulent drug-resistant germ Candida auris, came as the C.D.C. reported that more people are dying of drug-resistant infections than it previously estimated.
New inpatients banned at mental health unit rated unsafe

New inpatients banned at mental health unit rated unsafe

Damning CQC report on private Cygnet Acer clinic where patients could self harm and one died by hangingA privately run mental health unit has been banned from admitting new patients after inspectors
New York Identifies Hospitals and Nursing Homes With Deadly Fungus

New York Identifies Hospitals and Nursing Homes With Deadly Fungus

The policy change, for the virulent drug-resistant germ Candida auris, came as the C.D.C. reported that more people are dying of drug-resistant infections than it previously estimated.
Jimmy Carter Recovering After Surgery

Jimmy Carter Recovering After Surgery

The former president underwent a procedure to relieve bleeding in his skull attributed to recent falls. He will remain in an Atlanta hospital for now.
Labour vows to outspend Tories with £26bn ‘rescue’ plan for NHS

Labour vows to outspend Tories with £26bn ‘rescue’ plan for NHS

Health service in England would get £5.5bn more a year by 2023-24 than the £20.5bn promised by Conservatives Latest election news - live updatesLabour is to unveil a “rescue plan” for the NHS in
HIPAA Doesn't Stop Hospitals From Sending Your Data to Google

HIPAA Doesn't Stop Hospitals From Sending Your Data to Google

Any visit to a health system—which includes hospitals but also a lot of doctor’s offices—involves tons of data. You probably assume that your data just lives in that health system, but in fact they
How Bad Is China’s Debt? A City Hospital Is Asking Nurses for Loans

How Bad Is China’s Debt? A City Hospital Is Asking Nurses for Loans

The city of Ruzhou spent big, then used its health care workers to raise money, as local governments look for ways to keep the economy going.
How Bad Is China’s Debt? A City Hospital Is Asking Nurses for Loans

How Bad Is China’s Debt? A City Hospital Is Asking Nurses for Loans

The city of Ruzhou spent big, then used its health care workers to raise money, as local governments look for ways to keep the economy going.
How Bad Is China’s Debt? A City Hospital Is Asking Nurses for Loans

How Bad Is China’s Debt? A City Hospital Is Asking Nurses for Loans

The city of Ruzhou spent big, then used its health care workers to raise money, as local governments look for ways to keep the economy going.
U.K. Minister Apologizes for Case of Teen With Autism Kept in Seclusion

U.K. Minister Apologizes for Case of Teen With Autism Kept in Seclusion

Matt Hancock, the British health secretary, publicly apologized to a teenager with autism who has spent close to three years in near total seclusion.