2 Hospitals Become First In Pa. Outside Of Philadelphia To Be Designated Ebola Treatment CentersThe 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.
First Baby Of 2015? It's A Secret In Many PlacesBye, 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.
Health: New Research Says The Best Place To Have A Heart Attack Is Not In A HospitalThe 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.
Health: Growing Number Of People Getting Surprise ER BillsHaving 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.
New Jersey Hospitals Earn Top Marks For SafetyKeeping patients safe and protecting their health might seem like obvious requirements of any hospital, but facilities in some states are better than others.
2 Philadelphia Hospitals Move Closer To MergerOfficials say that the two organizations have thoroughly studied a model over the last 30 days that would combine Jefferson and Abington Health.
Health: Pa. Nurses Union Concerned Regional Hospitals Aren’t Ready For EbolaThe nurses union wants a single Ebola treatment center designated in the region and better training for medical personnel.
Health Care Providers Stepping Up Ebola Preparedness EffortsPublic hospitals in New York City are concerned enough about Ebola that they've secretly been sending actors with mock symptoms into emergency rooms to test how well the triage staffs identify and isolate possible cases.
Nationwide Hospital Operator Says Cyberattack Took Info On More Than 4 Million Patients The company owns, leases or operates 206 hospitals in 29 states.
Seniors Who Exercise Reduce Risk Of HospitalizationRegular exercise is the gift that keeps on giving. And now, medical journals are reporting that exercise could reduce the risk of hospitalizations, especially among seniors.
Computerized Medical Records Subject To Cyber AttacksMany hospitals will need to turn to what is called cyberdefense in an effort to defend patient confidentiality.
Health: Local Emergency Rooms Prepare For Any Suspected Cases Of Ebola3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has a firsthand look inside one local hospital's emergency room.
Health: New Breastfeeding Initiative Changes Some Philadelphia Hospitals' PolicyA group of Philadelphia hospitals, that deliver babies, say they'll no longer give free formula to mothers when they leave area hospitals. 3 On Your Side Stephanie Stahl has the details.
Patient Conditions As Defined By American Hospital AssociationPatient conditions are defined by the American Hospital Association and, while hospitals don’t have to use these definitions, most do.
Health: An Unsettling Investigation Involving Hospitals3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has the investigation.