MedStar Health has fired the first salvo in a bid to expand its hospital on the crowded Georgetown University campus, but the real challenges are still to come — convincing the District that a new…
WASHINGTON — Twice as many people die of infections they catch in the hospital than die in car crashes, and hospitals in the D.C. area are no better than the nationwide average in keeping patients…
WASHINGTON — Nurses get a firsthand look at conditions in our hospitals: they work there everyday amidst the dramas and miracles of modern medicine. And one of the things they have learned is when hospitals…
WASHINGTON — The flu has reached such epidemic levels this season that two local hospitals won’t allow children to visit its facilities. Specifically, the hospitals are restricting visitors and hospital volunteers under 18. The Novant…
As the CDC enhances Ebola screenings at Dulles International Airport, nearby hospitals are preparing to receive patients who have Ebola-like symptoms.
Starting next Wednesday, Oct. 1, Holy Cross Health officially opens it\’s brand new six-story hospital on the campus of Montgomery County\’s Community College – Germantown Campus.
EMERY P. DALESIO Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina mayor fighting to reopen a hospital in his rural North Carolina town is finishing his protest march to the nation’s capital. Belhaven Mayor…
Researchers who interviewed 10,200 patiens over more than four years in Germany found men tend to feel more pain after major surgeries than women.
Getting the right medical attention at hospitals can be
life-saving and five D.C. area hospitals are being recognized for their patient
care, overall safety and capacity to save lives.
The Fairfax hospital plans to celebrate the opening of its new radiation oncology center next Tuesday even though the majority of the $45 million, five-story building for the Inova Comprehensive Cancer and Research Institute isn\’t even finished yet.
An app shows you how long it takes, on average, to see a doctor or other licensed professional at hospitals near you, plus the time it takes to drive there.
The proposed Prince George\’s County Regional Medical Center in Largo will contain just 231 beds and cost approximately $655 million to build and equip, according to operator Dimensions Healthcare Systems and its expert consultants.
Inova Health System and Kaiser Permanente will completely sever
ties Oct. 1, cutting off insurance coverage for the health plan\’s
members at Northern Virginia\’s largest hospital system.
Virginia Hospital Center is consolidating its 100-plus employed
physicians into one multi-specialty group under a single brand,
building market clout and tightening doctor ties to the parent
hospital in an effort to better control cost and quality.
It sounds like a Third World problem: Hospitals are rationing, bartering and hoarding critical nutrients that premature infants need to survive. But it\’s a problem that\’s happening in the Washington area and in other major cities across the country.