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Hospital Deaths

Count the Dead From Medical Harm

Rosemary Gibson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Rosemary Gibson

Secrecy is unraveling the fabric of the health care system. The dishonor of the deceased is taking its toll. There is only one way out. Count the dead and the injured. Honor them as we would all wish to be honored.

Fewer Dying In Hospitals, More At Home

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK -- Surveys show most Americans would rather die at home than in a hospital. Now, a new government study suggests more and more people getting...

Study Suggests Death More Likely For Patients Admitted On Weekends

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.07.2012 | Business

A new Johns Hopkins study has found that patients injured and hospitalized on the weekend are more likely to to die than patients admitted on a weekda...

A Family Mystery, Unraveled

Pamela Kripke | Posted 02.07.2012 | Parents
Pamela Kripke

This was the story my mother knew, only from hearing it told as she drifted to sleep. She did not know her brother's name. She did not know where he lived those few days, and which days they were. Or where he was buried, if he was.