Hospitals are still scheduling elective procedures during coronavirus crisis, and frontline medical workers fear they’re infecting patients

Six medical workers told CNBC that they disagree with their hospitals’ policies around elective procedures, which are going ahead in the midst of a pandemic. Tech BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Doctors are turning to YouTube to learn about surgical procedures, but there’s no quality control

Tens of thousands of surgery-related videos are on YouTube, and the number keeps climbing every year. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off … Read more…

A doctor is accused of performing hysterectomies and other unnecessary medical procedures on patients without their consent

A Virginia doctor has been arrested after he was accused of performing hysterectomies and other unnecessary medical procedures on patients without their consent, according to a federal affidavit. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click … Read more…

The White House called the House resolution establishing impeachment procedures ‘unconstitutional’

Moments after the House passed a resolution establishing procedures for the next phase of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, the White House condemned the vote. CNN.com – RSS Channel – HP Hero SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to … Read more…

Kaiser Permanente Northwest Rated Among Top Heart Surgery Programs Nationwide for Key Heart Procedures

PORTLAND, Ore. — Kaiser Permanente Sunnyside Medical Center has earned a distinguished three-star rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons for its patient care and outcomes in aortic valve replacement (AVR), coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and mitral valve repair/replacement (MVRR). … Read more…