Medicare performance data cite high infection rates, bedsores and other preventable problems.
Updated: December 19, 2014, - 11:37 PM
The second week of December was a nasty one for seasonal influenza, with 203 schools reporting outbreaks of flu-like illness and 60 people hospitalized, according to figures released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Health.
Updated: December 19, 2014, - 12:28 AM
Imagine taking daily medications prescribed by your doctor — and enduring nausea, chills and the worst flu symptoms ever if...
Updated: December 18, 2014, - 11:59 PM
Spending on medical care varies dramatically depending on the clinics that Minnesotans choose — from $269 to $826 per patient per month — according to a first-of-its-kind analysis designed to make patients wiser shoppers and doctors more accountable for the cost of care.
Updated: December 18, 2014, - 09:00 AM
Cases have now been reported in half of the state’s eight reporting districts, and school outbreaks are above average for this time of year.
Updated: December 17, 2014, - 01:21 PM
Despite patient “miracles,” a Burnsville doctor can’t persuade his peers to prescribe Suboxone.
Updated: December 16, 2014, - 11:46 PM
Most patients don’t require advanced care, but two hospitals reported record numbers of visits.
Updated: December 12, 2014, - 09:15 PM
Providing high quality care at the lowest cost is a tough double play for doctors to turn.Yet a small Twin...
Updated: December 12, 2014, - 05:55 PM
Doctors are still waiting for test results, but case could signal a harsh flu season.
Updated: December 10, 2014, - 07:58 PM