While talk in October often focuses on budgets, Halloween, and football; for hospitals, October 1, 2012 represents a completely new way they will be paid by Medicare for providing health care under the Affordable Care Act.
Jackson Memorial Hospital is now Florida’s exclusive facility for tuberculosis (TB) treatment. Current TB patients are being trained by the most experienced TB staff in the state.
South Florida State Hospital is under investigation by the Florida Department of Children and Families after three patients died last summer.
A Miami-bound flight experienced such severe turbulence Tuesday afternoon it sent five people, including two crew members, to the hospital.
A South Florida pool is in need of repairs after an unlikely guest goes for a swim.
Five US Airways flight attendants were transported to Broward General Hospital after reports of an unknown odor on board an aircraft at Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
A local man was killed after being admitted to the hospital for stomach pains, when his nurse accidentally administered a drug used for lethal injections, instead of the over-the-counter antacid he was prescribed.
An unimaginable crisis is happening right here in America. As Chief I-Team Investigator Michele Gillen discovered, a shocking shortage of drugs, needed for everything from preventing cancer to fighting blindness, is putting lives in peril.
The pilot and passenger of a small plane that made a crash landing on the Florida Turnpike are out of the hospital and in good condition.
Waking up during surgery is one of the many fears patients have before going under the knife. But, imagine having your skull opened up and brain surgery completed all while you were awake and talking.