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CNNMoney: Health providers: Debt deal puts seniors at riskupdated: Mon Aug 01 2011 19:20:00

Hospital and doctor groups warned Monday that the debt ceiling deal could damage seniors' access to health care if it triggers pay cuts to Medicare providers.

How changing health care impacts youupdated: Wed Jan 05 2011 07:27:00

CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta takes a look at how the repeal of health care reform would affect you.

Hospital care easier, faster with standing ordersupdated: Wed Jan 05 2011 07:27:00

My patient one day, a spry 80-year-old, started to cough and feel short of breath during a blood transfusion: classic signs of a transfusion reaction. I stopped her IV, but she needed a steroid to bring her breathing back to normal.

CNNMoney: U.S. to hospitals: Clean up your actupdated: Thu Apr 29 2010 08:17:00

The new health law puts the nation's hospitals on strict notice.

'Speed-dating' doctors woo patientsupdated: Mon Mar 08 2010 09:25:00

New in town, Brandy Preston reasoned that it was only lunch. She liked the fact that there were no strings attached. If she didn't like the person, she could just say, "It was nice to meet you," and leave.

How to avoid hospital mistakesupdated: Thu Aug 06 2009 13:58:00

Nurses offer tips on how to keep yourself or a family member safe during a stay at a hospital. Elizabeth Cohen reports.

Nurses offer tips for surviving a hospital stayupdated: Thu Aug 06 2009 13:58:00

Imagine you're about to travel to a foreign land. You've heard it can be a mighty dangerous place, but you have to go there -- you have no choice. You don't know exactly where the threats lurk, and you don't speak the language. Wouldn't it be nice to have a guide? CDC: Average ER Wait Time an Hourupdated: Wed Aug 06 2008 15:00:00

The average time that hospital emergency rooms patients wait to see a doctor has grown from about 38 minutes to almost an hour over the past decade, according to new federal statistics released Wednesday Report: Who Dies in a Pandemic?updated: Mon May 05 2008 20:00:00

Doctors know some patients needing lifesaving care won't get it in a flu pandemic or other disaster Cell Phones in Hospitals: Bad Rx updated: Thu Sep 06 2007 08:00:00

We're all guilty of using our cell phones in off-limits areas. But a new study shows that in hospitals they can be hazardous to medical equipment

CNNMoney: Hospitals try to pick up the ER paceupdated: Mon Jun 18 2007 06:48:00

It's the sort of promotion you might expect from a pizza delivery chain, not a U.S. hospital system.

CNNMoney: The Medicare deadline is hereupdated: Mon May 15 2006 10:25:00

Today is the deadline to sign up for the Medicare Drug Plan.

U.S. gets bill for illegal immigrants' health careupdated: Tue May 10 2005 07:56:00

Health care providers can charge the government for emergency care provided to illegal aliens beginning Tuesday.

Money Magazine: The Hospital Wars Are specialty hospitals a model for the future--or a time bomb?updated: Sun Feb 01 2004 00:01:00

There's a fight going on in Columbus, Ohio. It's about who can own a hospital and what choices patients should have about who takes care of them--and where. The focus is New Albany Surgical Hospita...

Money Magazine: Check Out Your Hospital Onlineupdated: Mon Feb 01 1999 00:01:00

Before checking into a hospital, wouldn't you like to know its track record? Consider this: Since September, three Websites have started letting consumers easily gather information on their hospita...

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