The U.S. News Best Hospitals analysis covers clinical specialties, procedures and medical conditions. Scores are based on data that include survival, patient safety, nurse staffing and other factors. Hospitals are ranked nationally in specialties from cancer to urology and rated in common procedures and conditions such as heart bypass surgery, hip and knee replacement and colon cancer surgery. Hospitals are also ranked regionally within states and major metro areas. An Honor Roll recognizes hospitals with outstanding performance across multiple areas of care.
A federal jury ordered a local medical device manufacturer to pay at least $27 million to a former distributor for interfering with the distributor’s business. According to court documents and trial testimony, the dispute started in […]
Medical errors cause more than 250,000 deaths every year in the United States, enough to make them the nation’s third-leading cause of death if they were recognized in official statistics, experts say. If the statistical […]
As you read about 3D printing, 4D printing, bioprinting, and learn about any number of outrageous innovations coming forth at a fairly constant rate, you may wonder what the point truly is in some of […]