Healthcare News & Insights

Historic transplant operation saves child’s life

An historic six-organ transplant saved the life of a mortally ill nine-year-old girl. 

Outrageous! Paramedics make dying man’s wife hitchhike to hospital

A patient’s wife claims the couple was treated outrageously after her husband suffered a fatal ski accident.

AMA study: Most cities lack competitive insurance markets

Most people live in areas without a competitive market for health insurance.

Hospital commended after admitting to role in patient’s death

Admitting a mistake isn’t easy for anyone, but more hospitals are finding real benefits from taking a more up-front approach to discussing their own errors.

‘The doctor will e-mail you now’

A new program in Maine allows patients to check in with doctors electronically for care between annual exams.