As COVID-19 cases rise across the country, one of the worst-hit areas right now is the Southeast. That includes Georgia, where many hospitals are at or near capacity. Georgia is also lagging behind many other states in giving out vaccinations.
In our news wrap Tuesday, part of Northern California is under a state of emergency after wildfires killed three people and burned nearly 100 buildings. The wind-blown flames spread across Napa, Sonoma and Shasta Counties, prompting evacuation orders for 70,000…
The coronavirus pandemic has challenged the way hospitals think about the design of their facilities, changing how doctors and nurses move through the hallways and rearranging patients’ beds. NewsHour Weekend’s Christopher Booker takes us inside a Pennsylvania company that has…
By Christopher Booker, Mori Rothman
Another unintended consequence of electronic medical records has been revealed.
By Nsikan Akpan
In the latest installment of our Future of Work series, Miles O’Brien visits MIT’s Interactive Robotics Laboratory to understand the “new species” of robots scientists are designing to work alongside humans safely. Though the devices often excel at repetitive tasks,…
By Associated Press
The 85-year-old Supreme Court justice was in the hospital for treatment after fracturing three ribs in a fall.
By Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News
Hospitals are training a new breed of nurses who are devoted to caring for patients with sepsis, a life-threatening condition that occurs when the body’s attempt to fight an infection causes widespread inflammation.
By Dr. Dave A. Chokshi, The Conversation
A New York City doctor mulls the reasons why some patients refuse to seek care -- and what needs to change.
By Elisabeth Rosenthal
You can protect your financial health while in the hospital by asking the right questions.
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