Healthcare News & Insights

School’s medical center sued over student death, amputation

Ohio University is fighting off two lawsuits alleging students received seriously negligent care at the school’s health center.

Cost-cutting patients set scene for more medical errors

Cost-conscious patients are looking for any way to save a buck, but new research shows that thriftiness leads to self-diagnosis and treatments that end up requiring more complicated care.

New questions about EHRs’ effectiveness

No doubt, many people are touting the value of moving toward EHRs. But for all that time, effort and money, how much of an effect do they really have on patient care?