US health authorities gives John Hopkins the approval to perform the country’s first ever organ transplant between HIV positives.
According to a new study, not all hospitals in the U.S. are following the guidelines related to brain death
A recently published review of brain-dead policies in hospitals across the US revealed glaring errors and practices not aligned with medically-proven standards approved by American Academy of Neurology.
Ensuring smoking cessation is offered routinely while smokers are in hospital could help cut smoking rates significantly, according to a new study.
The ongoing trend of hospitals merging with medical groups and physicians practices in an effort to improve the coordination of patient care is failing and instead increasing the cost of patient care, according to a new study.
An analysis of data on more than 100,000 deliveries and term newborns from New York City Hospitals, noted that rates for certain quality indicators and complications for mothers and newborns varied significantly between hospitals, and were not correlated with performance measures designed to assess hospital-level obstetric quality of care, according to a new study.
A one-day prevalence survey of 183 hospitals found that approximately 50 percent of hospitalized patients included in the survey were receiving antimicrobial drugs, according to a new study.
Researchers have discovered a key factor that explains why antibiotic-resistant bacteria can thrive in a hospital setting, according to a new study.
Starting next month, hospitals, pharmacies and other locations will be able to take back unused prescription drugs.
Childhood cancer survivors were hospitalized more often and for longer duration, after many years of cancer treatment compared to general population, according to a new study. The problems were generally blood disorders.
Obesity is associated with longer hospital stays and higher costs in total knee replacement patients, according to a new study. The condition is independent of whether or not the patient has an obesity-related disease or condition.
One in five U.S. hospitals don't adequately prevent health care- associated infections, a new study on hand sanitizers suggests.
A new study reported that hospitals that share patient records securely with one another could improve emergency department patient care.
The cost of giving birth at hospital might vary by tens of thousands of dollars, a new study has found.
WHO is currently investigating a potential polio outbreak in Syria.