Intermountain Medical Center nurse Lisa Beglarian said the mementos allow the family to have "at least one positive memory of their experience in [the] ICU," in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Alaska, New York, and Utah.
Doctors for generations have spoken with reverence about the mysterious power of medical "intuition"—but how, exactly, can someone determine whether their intuitions are right or wrong? Daniel Kahneman, the Nobel-winning economist, recently outlined his three rules for when intuition is most likely to
The reasons behind the increase in deaths and decrease in life expectancy are varied, but they largely center around two trends: More U.S. residents are dying by suicide and from opioid-drug related overdoses than ever before. However, some experts say there's hope for reversing that pattern. Let's take a closer look.
Hospitals are notorious for disturbing sleeping patients for testing, but waking patients can cause negative health effects, Austin Frakt writes in the New York Times' "The Upshot." Here's what some hospitals are doing to minimize disruptions and maximize sleep time for patients.
Philanthropic gifts can often account for as much as 20% of a hospital's net profits, but every year we hear about a handful of major gifts that can do much more. We've rounded up a list of the 15 largest hospital gifts in the last 10 years—read on to see who gave and received them.