Could A Co-Pay Curb Emergency Room Abuse?A U.S. Representative is weighing in on the idea of charging a co-pay to Medicaid patients who go to North Texas hospital emergency rooms for non-emergency reasons.
Non-Emergency Visits Costing North Texas Taxpayers MillionsA Consumer Justice investigation found millions of taxpayer dollars paying for Medicaid patients to use the emergency room for non-emergency medical attention.
Hospital Overrun By Flu Cases Having To Turn Them AwayThe flu continues to spread across North Texas, and one hospital wants people to make sure their flu is life-threatening before they take a trip to the emergency room.
Hospitals Bracing For Bad Flu Season That's Expected To Get Worse"We are seeing a ton of influenza and upper respiratory illnesses," says Seamus Lonergan, M.D., an emergency room physician at Baylor Scott & White Irving.
Water Leak Causes Closures & Evacuations At Frisco HospitalBaylor Scott & White Centennial Hospital in Frisco was forced to shutdown after a water leak caused a domino effect of problems.
Up-Close Look At Real Life In Trauma UnitA special report on the people who walk that line between life and death.
Deputies Shoot Man Who Fired Gunshots Inside Texas HospitalA man who authorities say apparently became angry over waiting for treatment in a Texas hospital ER fired gunshots into the ceiling of the waiting area, then left and was shot outside by off-duty sheriff's deputies.
Texas Medical Association Pushing To End "Surprise" Medical BillingThe Texas Medical Association (TMA) is pushing for state legislation that would restrict the practice of "surprise medical billing."
ERs Expecting Surge In Patients Around ThanksgivingER doctors say the spike in patients is due to illnesses associated with too much eating and/or poor food choices that wreak havoc.
Cook Children's Hospital Unveils New ERThe children’s hospital expanded its emergency room just in time for back-to-school.
Bats Close East Texas Emergency Room To AmbulancesAn East Texas emergency room has been closed after bats began to spread through the building.
Texas Docs Say The Number Of Hoverboard Injuries IncreasingDoctors across Texas say they expect to soon see some type of regulations or restrictions on those trendy hoverboards, because they have a lot of riders lining up in emergency rooms.