Healthcare News & Insights

New program designed to improve patient outcomes after surgery

Improving patient outcomes after surgery is a challenge for many hospitals. A new safety initiative, headed by the American College of Surgeons and the Johns Hopkins Institute for Patient Safety, plans to help hundreds of hospitals boost the quality of their post-surgery care. 

Doc resigns over Valentine’s Day joke

An editorial comment in a medical journal was meant to amuse — but it ended up costing one doctor his job.