In Los Angeles County and around the country, doctors have had to decide who gets a lifesaving COVID-19 treatment and who doesn’t.
Hospital fundraising provides critical resources, but a new study looks to ensure it’s done effectively and ethically.
Medical supply companies with boards that included at least two women recalled life-threatening products almost a month sooner than those with all-male boards,
While most discussions of contact tracing have focused on countries’ use of surveillance technology, contact tracing is actually a fairly manual process..
The elective procedures being postponed because of coronavirus aren’t all optional, but cancer patients and organ recipients are being forced to wait.
Sometimes the question is not whether to provide care for a certain patient, but when to stop it so resources can be transferred to somebody else.
Disaster preparedness plans in Washington and Alabama say people with cognitive issues are a lower priority for lifesaving treatment.
Disability rights groups that charge a healthcare rationing strategy being considered in Washington state “places the lives of disabled people at serious risk.”
A nationwide shortage of two drugs touted as possible treatments for the coronavirus is being driven in part by doctors inappropriately prescribing the medicines for family, friends and themselves.
Should a health worker who contracted coronavirus while working on the front line of the health system get preferential treatment if care is being rationed?
Centura Health Corp., the Christian-run hospital, barred its doctors from providing him the assistance even though it is allowed by state law.
Today, it’s not longer “can we,” but rather, “should we” edit human embryos destined to be born?
The policies are raising concern around labor and medical ethics, because by targeting smokers they disproportionately harm the poor.
Pharmaceutical companies have paid doctors billions of dollars for consulting, promotional talks, meals and more. Doctors who received payments linked to specific drugs prescribed more of those drugs.
By David Armstrong and Annie Waldman, ProPublica Federally funded health researchers reported more than 8,000 “significant” financial conflicts of interest worth at least $188 million since 2012, according to filings in a government database obtained by ProPublica. The database of…