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Hospital Patients

What Does It Take to Make Hospitals More Hospitable? It Might Take Just a Moment

Dr. Tiffany Chow | Posted 09.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tiffany Chow

As horrifying as this was, I felt worst about not speaking out from behind my own curtain to let my roommates and the nurses know that this was not acceptable treatment.

Study: Hospital CEOs Get Paid Well Regardless Of Patient Outcomes

AP | LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 10.15.2013 | Business

CHICAGO -- CHICAGO (AP) — CEOs at nonprofit hospitals earned an average of $600,000 a year — and in some cases, more than $3 million — but there...

When Alarm Bells Go Off in the Hospital

Sethly Davis | Posted 01.28.2013 | Teen
Sethly Davis

Much of what I do at this hospital is answer the calls of patients. Sometimes the patients call for trivial things, but more often than not, the patients are calling for more pain medication from their nurses.

Empowering Hospital Patients: Let Them Help

Sethly Davis | Posted 11.05.2012 | Teen
Sethly Davis

At age 16, for reasons that are not entirely clear to me, I'm not great at accepting help. But as I've thought about this failing of mine, I've wondered if it may in part explain why I want to be a doctor.

Tiny Stick-On Patch Could Replace Bulky Hospital Equipment

AP | By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 10.12.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON -- One day monitoring a patient's vital signs like temperature and heart rate could be a simple as sticking on a tiny, wireless patch, sort...

Cancer Survivor Provides Child Care Program For Hospital Patients

AOL News | David Moye | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When Amy Paterson was diagnosed with breast cancer four years ago, she not only had the fight of her life. She also found her calling. ...