Healthcare News & Insights

Nurse gets life in prison for bleach-injection deaths

A Texas nurse was sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of killing five of her patients with bleach injections.

Nurse faces death penalty: Did she inject patients with bleach?

A nurse is accused of killing five of her patients by injecting bleach into their dialysis tubes.

Mom claims hospital denied transplant over child’s disablity

Is an intellectual disability reason enough for an organ transplant to be denied? A developing case highlights the clash of several ethical dilemmas.

Company accused of wasting drugs to bilk Medicare

A major health care company has been accused of deliberately wasting drugs to make more money from Medicare.

Report: States are years behind dialysis inspections

Budget cuts have left many dialysis centers un-inspected for five years or longer — and patients using them are at risk.