Moments after an ambulance pulled into the parking lot at JPS Hospital in Fort Worth, the patient inside jumped into the driver’s seat and drove away.
Texas ranks near the bottom in regards to spending per mental health patient.
At the Kaufman Healthcare Center nursing home, relatives of one patient are deeply concerned and angry about what they say happened to her.
A Texas newspaper’s review of more than three dozen deaths at state-run mental health hospitals between 2005 and 2012 shows the need for more oversight.
More than 1 million Americans wind up back in the hospital only weeks after they left for reasons that could have been prevented — a revolving door that for years has seemed impossible to
John Farris has been answering emergency calls as a paramedic for 10 years. But the MedStar employee always wished he didn’t have to be on the scene after a medical condition put the patient in danger.
Art Creech is working to regain his life three years after going to the doctor with flu-like symptoms. Creech suffered from menongital-encephalitis, one of the most dangerous types of West Nile virus-related illnesses.
The kidney and pancreas transplant program at Methodist Medical Center has been put on hold after a patient was given a kidney meant for someone else, a hospital spokeswoman confirmed.
Moments matter when anyone suffers a heart attack. But it’s not just about how fast the ambulance can get a heart attack victim to the hospital. It’s also about how fast the hospital can treat the patient.
Dana Pack spent so many years feeling bad while dealing with debilitating, energy-draining abdominal pain, that she’d forgotten what it was like to feel good.
For those who dabble with home whitening kits, dentists say to be sure to avoid over-bleaching.