There’s still a lot we don’t know about the Pope’s visit to Philadelphia. For one, how far in advance the city will be in near ‘lockdown’ mode as security measures take effect.
Pennsylvania’s Health Secretary, today, gave recognition awards to the Philadelphia hospitals that treated 200 injured passengers on the night the Amtrak derailment last month.
If you are hospitalized and given new medications ask about them and understand them. Mistakes and misunderstandings are not uncommon.
But CHOP finished in the top five in several specialties including cancer, neonatology and orthopedics.
Robotic surgery, once considered experimental and exciting, is becoming commonplace at many local hospitals.
Several area hospitals treated those that were injured in a deadly train derailment in Philadelphia’s Port Richmond neighborhood Tuesday night.
Most of us in medicine don’t think of the Intensive Care Unit as a place for patients to get exercise – but apparently it’s a step in the right direction.
Do you want to stay out of the hospital? Maybe you should exercise more often.
Can your employer force you to get a flu shot?
Two Philadelphia-area health systems say they’ve agreed to a merger deal after signing a letter of intent last fall.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services last month included the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia among an initial group of 35 designated hospitals across the country.
Bye, bye Baby New Year. The crowning of the year’s first baby is being kept secret in many communities as hospitals say safety concerns trump tradition.
The new study published in JAMA found that people who were already hospitalized were more likely to die from a heart attack than people who had a heart attack outside the hospital.
Having health insurance might not be enough to protect you from outrageous medical bills, even when you think you’ve made sure you’re “covered”. A growing number of people are getting surprise ER bills.
Keeping patients safe and protecting their health might seem like obvious requirements of any hospital, but facilities in some states are better than others.