Few scenarios are harder to witness than the suffering of a seriously ill child. For kids with life-threatening diseases, survival often requires procedures that are painful and scary. But a Washington nonprofit is encouraging kids to be active in their…
By Paul Solman
Critics suggest the hospitals are exploiting desperate patients and profiting from trendy but unproven treatments.
By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News
A new study finds that prices for services at hospitals rose far more than those by physicians during the same time period.
By Laura Santhanam
After the Pulse shooting, Orlando Health, which treated many of the victims, created a way to connect international patients with representatives from their home countries.
By Eric Alberts, John Corfield, STAT
By PBS NewsHour
As the war in Syria raged on over the past six years, hospitals and clinics that were supposed to be treated as "neutral parties" became targets that were repeatedly bombed. Hari Sreenivasan discusses the bloody impact of this tactic with…
By PBS NewsHour
In a major flood event like Tropical Storm Harvey, hospitals are both some of the most critical infrastructure and among the most vulnerable. Miles O’Brien talks to Bill McKeon, president and CEO of Texas Medical Center, about the crisis.
By Chad Terhune, Kaiser Health News
Needless medical testing and overly aggressive care can cost billions and harm patients, generating mistakes and injuries believed to cause 30,000 deaths each year.
By Max Blau, STAT
The Copper Basin Medical Center has launched a GoFundMe campaign to try to raise enough money to serve its rural community. It's not going well.
By Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News
Ninety-six hospitals reported suspicious data on dangerous infections to Medicare officials, but the agency did not follow up or examine any of the cases in depth, according to a report by the Health and Human Services inspector general’s office.
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