Hospital


Former President George H.W. Bush Leaving Hospital

Former President George H.W. Bush is leaving a Maine hospital after being treated for low blood pressure and fatigue. A Bush spokesman tweeted Monday that Bush “is deeply appreciative both…

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Committee Makes Recommendations on Reducing Hospital Violence

A special committee headed by top medical officials has presented recommendations to Deputy Health Minister Rabbi Yaakov Litzman on preventing violence in hospitals. Among the recommendations: Increasing penalties and punishment…

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IV Bag Shortage Has Hospitals Scrambling to Treat Flu

An ongoing shortage of fluids used to deliver medicine and treat dehydrated patients has hospital workers scrambling in the midst of a nasty flu season. Supplies from factories in storm-ravaged…

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Shortage of IV Bags Challenges Hospitals

It’s usually one of the first items you’ll see after you enter a hospital room: a small, clear plastic bag filled with a saline or sugar-water solution, hanging above a…

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Child Heart Patients Treated for Rare Surgical Infection

At least a dozen children who had heart surgery at Children’s Hospital New Orleans between late May and July have infected incisions, apparently from contaminated equipment. The hospital’s chief medical…

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Yad Sarah Starts Nighttime Emergency Medical Service

Yad Sarah, in conjunction with Shaarei Tzedek Medical Center, will, for the first time, offer medical services to walk-in patients at its Yerushalayim headquarters during evening hours for pediatric, internal…

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