Healthcare News & Insights

‘If I don’t get a break, someone could die’

A nurses’ group just filed lawsuits against four hospitals, claiming their practices of cutting nurses’ breaks short are endangering nurses and patients.

Hospital fined for violating safety standards

Nurses’ inadequate access to key infection control equipment and related safety violations have landed one hospital in hot water with several federal agencies.

State offers lukewarm approval for assisted suicide

A recent ruling by the Montana Supreme Court was seen as a win for proponents of physician-assisted suicide. But it stopped short of declaring the practice a right.

EHRs in rural areas have huge impact on improved patient care

There’s new evidence that EHRs significantly improve overall care in rural areas by allowing health care providers to work with more patients in the same amount of time.