Healthcare News & Insights

Opiates at root of a run on emergency room beds

Feel like you’ve been seeing a flood of drug abusers in your Emergency Department?  You’re probably right.

68 deaths later, doc on trial for writing bad prescriptions

Most doctors would re-examine their protocols for writing prescriptions after a few dozen patients overdosed. Not Dr. Stephen Schneider.

Nurses with knives? Dangerous staffers with clean records

You assume the new staffer who just passed a background check has a clean record. A recent investigation shows that’s just not the case.

The truth hurts: Booze, cigs worse than many illegal drugs

A health policy adviser was fired for saying out loud what many medical professionals already think: Alcohol and tobacco are more dangerous than many illegal drugs.

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