Tag Archives: Hospital

UK court to decide if negligent hospital must pay for surrogate pregnancies in U.S.

LONDON (Reuters) – The case of a woman who wants the London hospital responsible for her infertility to pay for four surrogate pregnancies in the United States reached Britain’s Supreme Court on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A member of security stands guard inside the Supreme Court in London, Britain, January 23, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville The Whittington… Read More »

Tennessee hospital enhances patient experience with collaboration platform

Efficient scheduling of follow-up appointments plays a major role in gaining compliance from patients, and major scheduling delays understandably have a direct impact on patient satisfaction. Follow-up appointments are vital touchpoints where complications can be addressed with an eye toward preventing a potential readmission. THE PROBLEM At the University of Tennessee Medical Center’s Catheterization Laboratory… Read More »

Boston named top US hospital city, Raleigh dead last

Dive Brief: Boston has the best hospitals in the United States and second-best in the world, as ranked by digital healthcare company Medbelle on a series of metrics including medical workforce, education, quality of care, satisfaction, treatment efficacy, accessibility and more. The U.S. overall scores highly for infrastructure and quality of care, but rang in… Read More »

Stem cells from dozens of child cancer patients lost after freezer malfunction, hospital says

Stem cells harvested from the blood of 56 Los Angeles-area child cancer patients were lost when the hospital freezer where they were stored malfunctioned, administrators said Wednesday. The stem cells were harvested from patients at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) before they underwent chemotherapy and radiation treatments. They were put in long-term storage in case their cancer ever returned. “One… Read More »