A Pembroke Pines woman is in fair condition Saturday after she was bitten by a venomous snake in her backyard and hospitalized, authorities said.
A surgeon and post-graduate fellow at the University of Miami/ Jackson Memorial Hospital faces two grand theft charges after police say he stole medical equipment.
Jackson Health System executives announced Tuesday that they need reduce salaries and benefits for its 11,100 employees by more than $200 million to help the system get close to a balanced budget for fiscal 2012.
Fire officials are investigating after two people on board a boat were injured when a boat went up in flames early Saturday morning.
Heather Mills, Paul McCartney’s ex-wife, has left a hospital after receiving treatment for a shoulder injury she sustained during a skiing accident in Austria, an official said Thursday.
National hospital chain HCA is bringing another South Florida hospital into its corporate fold.
On Monday they announced the purchase of Mercy Hospital in Coconut Grove.
Carlos Migoya is set to begin his new post on Sunday. He was officially named chief executive of the Jackson Health System on Friday at what may have been the last meeting of the Public Health Trust, the system’s governing body.
you want to sue a doctor or hospital over the care you received, it may be a lot tougher if action taken by the Florida House Friday becomes law. Legislators moved forward on two bills that would help shield doctors, hospitals and nursing homes from costly lawsuits.
The government announced a new initiative in April to prevent hospital errors that are blamed for hundreds of thousands of deaths each year and cost American taxpayers billions of dollars. But the problem of medical mistakes is still an epidemic.
Two people were stabbed while docked at a popular sandbar off Key Biscayne Sunday evening, said Miami Fire Rescue Spokesman Iggy Carroll.