For Older Patients, an ‘Afterworld’ of Hospital Care

The Hospital for Special Care in New Britain, Conn., had 10 patients in its close observation…

Mystery Solved: Two Companies Are Behind Big Ad Campain on ‘Surprise Billing’Two doctor-staffing companies, backed by private equity, push back against legislation that could hit their bottom lines.

ImageA piece of direct mail recently sent to voters in New Hampshire by Doctor Patient Unity.…

At a Remote Birthing Center, a 20-Baby Day Near a War Zone

ANABAH, Afghanistan — He was a few minutes old; a fussy, wriggling baby in a heated…

Is Dying at Home Overrated?

“If time were short, where would you want to be?” As a palliative care physician, I…

The Hospital Treated These Patients. Then It Sued Them.

CARLSBAD, N.M. — The first time Carlsbad Medical Center sued Misti Price, she was newly divorced…

Hospitals Should Replace Infection-Prone Scopes With Safer Models, F.D.A. Says

Companies that make reusable, snakelike cameras to examine patients internally should begin making disposable versions, because…

Inside North Carolina’s Big Effort to Transform Health Care

RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina seems like an unlikely laboratory for health care reform. It refused…

A Lobbyist Gave $900,000 in Donations. Whose Money Is It?

Of all the billionaires, hedge fund managers and chief executives who have showered politicians in New…

Surgeons Labored to Save the Wounded in El Paso Mass Shooting

The woman, grievously wounded in the mass shooting at a Walmart, lay on an operating table…

These Medical Devices Are Inserted Into 500,000 Patients Each Year — but Are Tough to Sterilize

In hospitals around the world, the snakelike duodenoscope is regarded as an indispensable tool for diagnosing…

Egypt Ties Deadly Car Explosion to Terrorism

A deadly blast in central Cairo late Sunday, which was first blamed on a car crash,…

North Carolina Hospital Found Compliant but ‘Significantly Different’ After Complaints

Regulators have determined that North Carolina Children’s Hospital is in compliance with federal rules but markedly…

London Lab Advances Use of A.I. in Health Care, but Raises Privacy Concerns

SAN FRANCISCO — Each year, one out of every five patients admitted to a hospital in…

Hospitals Would Have to Reveal Discounted Prices They Give Insurers, Under Trump Rule

The Trump administration on Monday said it would begin forcing hospitals to publicly disclose the discounted…

Taliban Attack Security Checkpoint and Hospital in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — At least nine people were killed and at least 30 others wounded on…