Organ donors provide a potential lifeline to patients with failing hearts, kidneys and other body parts. But in the back of many potential organ donors' minds is the nagging concern that the harvesting of organs will begin before there's a certainty that they are dead.
Yet that is the explosive charge... Read More »
Q: I am a medical technologist with 10 plus years experience working in a hospital laboratory. I was terminated two years ago and have not been able to land a job with any hospital in my area. I complete applications honestly admitting to being terminated. I feel this has been a HUGE red flag; I am feeling... Read More »
By Beecher Tuttle
A man jumps off a bridge, expecting to hit water, but lands well short, striking a concrete embankment and shattering every bone from his pelvis to his heels. Clinging to life, the man is rushed to the hospital and swept into the operating room for immediate orthopedic surgery. Waiting for... Read More »
A California physician's assistant and her attorney are claiming victory after a federal jury awarded the woman $168 million as compensation for the hostile work environment that she says she endured at a Sacramento hospital.
As The Sacramento Bee reports, Ani Chopourian alleges that she was also repeatedly... Read More »
Americans' ever-increasing consumption of medical services in recent decades has led to a seemingly insatiable demand for professionals within the health-care sector. Recent employment numbers show that the industry gained 315,000 jobs last year, including nursing and related fields.
Demand for nursing and... Read More »
As the recovery stutters along, one sector remains forever rosy. Over the past year, health care has added an average of 27,000 jobs per month, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Health care jobs keep going up and up and up, from 8 million in 1990 to 14 million today, reports Business Insider.
On... Read More »