Healthcare News & Insights

Hospital stays set off downward spiral in elderly’s mental acuity

No one likes hospital stays. Unfortunately, they’re often necessary to help people recover from ailments. Problem is a new study found hospital stays actually may start a downward spiral in elderly patients’ cognitive ability.

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.

H1N1 toll: 57 million ill, nearly 12k dead….and still counting

It may have finally slowed down, but there’s no debating that the H1N1 virus took a heavy toll on the American health care system.