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Elder-abuse laws mean Arizona hospitals can be sued

PHOENIX - Arizona hospitals are subject to being sued under the state's "elder abuse" laws, the state Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.

July 31, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Database of Arizona hospital charges, outcomes now posted on Web

PHOENIX - If you're going to need hospital care, a new state website lets you compare among more than 100 hospitals around the state.

June 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
US hospitals trying new ways to battle superbugs, like germ-zapping 'robots'

US hospitals trying new ways to battle superbugs, like germ-zapping 'robots'

U.S. hospitals are trying new approaches to stop infection, such as machines that zap bacteria and viruses dead with ultraviolet light.

April 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
US hospitals trying new ways to battle superbugs, like germ-zapping 'robots'

US hospitals trying new ways to battle superbugs, like germ-zapping 'robots'

NEW YORK - They sweep. They swab. They sterilize. And still the germs persist.

April 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

US hospitals send hundreds of immigrants back home

DES MOINES, Iowa — Days after they were badly hurt in a car accident, Jacinto Cruz and Jose Rodriguez-Saldana lay unconscious in an Iowa hospital while the American health care system weighed what to do with the two immigrants from Mexico.

April 23, 2013 9:05 pmLoading…

Beeping hospital equipment leading to some deaths, group says

CHICAGO — Constantly beeping alarms from devices that monitor the vital signs of the critically ill have "desensitized" hospital workers who sometimes ignore the noise, leading to at least two dozen deaths a year on average, a hospital accrediting group said Monday.

April 08, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…

Bill makes hospitals check on citizenship

PHOENIX - A state legislator is moving to put Arizona's hospitals on the front line in the fight against illegal immigration.

January 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Judge won't block state payment cuts for AHCCCS care

PHOENIX - A federal judge has refused to block efforts by the state to cut how much Arizona pays health-care providers for treating Medicaid patients.

March 27, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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