hospitals

Do You Use a Fitness Tracker

Your Health Minute, A separate study suggests there are benefits of using fitness trackers in hospitals. Researchers from Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles used Fitbits to monitor patients activity after…

Hospitals May Soon Have to Post Prices Online

(CNN) - It may get much easier to price shop for health care soon. Hospitals are already required to provide a list of their standard charges, but getting the information isn't always easy. The Trump administration wants to require hospitals…

Clinics Prescribing too Many Antibiotics

    In Your Health Minute, Antibiotics continue to be overused in outpatient clinics. A new University of Washington study tracked prescriptions form 2013 to 2015.…

Hospitals Offer Big Benefits to Recruit Nurses

(CNN) - America is facing a nursing shortage; so hospitals are offering perks and incentives to attract qualified applicants. Some hospitals are offering five-figure signing bonuses and college tuition for employees and their children. Others are providing free housing and…

Uber Launching Healthcare Ride Service

(CNN)- Uber can now help get you to your doctors' appointments but on the providers' dime. Every year, millions of Americans miss medical appointments because they do not have transportation. The missed appointments cost the medical system more than $150…

Washing Your Hands can Save Lives

In Your Health Minute,   New research suggests improving hand hygiene in all healthcare facilities not just hospitals can save lives. The French study included…

The Dee Armstrong Show 04-14-17

Morgan Self of  Phi Mu talks about her sorority second annual golf tournament held on April 22 at Maple Ridge Golf Course benefiting Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

Women's Choice Awards Recognizes St. Francis Hospital

The Women's Choice Awards recognizes St. Francis Hospital as one of America's Best Heart and Americia's Best Stroke Care Centers. A news release provided by the hospital, details the recognition. It says the award signifies that out of the 4,789 hospitals…