Health officials have designated 35 hospitals across the country as Ebola treatment centers. Two of those facilities are in Texas.
What does it take to Ebola-proof a hospital? Over the past few months, U.S. medical centers have spent millions of dollars putting together a plan to treat patients with the scary, but extremely rare disease.
At the first hearing held by the Texas Task Force On Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response, some of the most experienced infectious disease doctors in Texas discussed lessons learned from the three Ebola cases in Dallas.
Federal health officials on Monday urged the nation’s hospitals to “think Ebola” and launched a review of procedures for treating infected patients, while the World Health Organization called the outbreak “the most severe, acute health emergency seen in modern times.”
How many times have you complained about having a hard time getting an appointment with your family doctor? But if you’re a veteran living in the Dallas area, you can expect a wait time that’s 12 times longer than private citizens.
In fact, according to a survey conducted by Merritt Hawkins, an Irving-based healthcare search and consulting firm, people living in the metroplex will wait an average of five days for a doctor’s appointment.
Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.
Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.
The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.
To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.
JPS hospital in Fort Worth is extending hours at a network of neighborhood clinics to help relieve the crush of flu patients.
More people are packing into urgent care clinics, seeking a vaccine, as hospitals overflow with flu-concerned patients.
The ice may be melting, but not quick enough to keep hundreds of people from injuring themselves and heading to North Texas hospitals.