A number of health systems, cancer centers, and other providers are coming together to form networks intended to make it easier for pharmaceutical companies to use their facilities—and patients—to conduct clinical trials.
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives' (CHIME) list recognizes over 250 hospitals and health systems for their health IT advances—and this year named the top 10 organizations leading the pack. See if yours made the list.
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) earlier this month released its 2018 list of the "Most Wired" hospitals and health systems, recognizing over 250 organizations for their success in health IT adoption.
John Purakal, an emergency physician at the University of Chicago Medical Center, went to the hospital's trauma bay to help after reports of a shooting came through on Monday—but his readiness turned to devastation when he saw the first patient to arrive was his friend and former colleague.
Thanksgiving is supposed to be a joyful time to gather with family and friends and enjoy some of our favorite holiday foods. But it turns out Thanksgiving comes with a whole host of health hazards, ranging from a heightened potential for food-borne illnesses to what's been identified as "Holiday Heart Syndrome."
A wildfire raging through Northern California has caused air quality in the region to deteriorate, at several points topping notoriously smoggy cities in India and China, and exposing residents and rescue workers to hazardous conditions that could have long-term health effects.