Hospitals Prepare for Disaster Recovery

EUGENE, Ore. — Emergency workers say they’ve learned a lot about how to respond to national disasters and terrorist attacks, but there’s still plenty to be done. The Oregon Ambulatory Surgery Center Association held its first all-day emergency conference Thursday. New federal regulations will require surgery centers across the country to be more prepared for … Continue reading »

Robot Distributes Medication at Hospital

(CNN) — Doctors and administrators at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center are giving high marks to its new so-called robotic pharmacy. The technology is changing hospital pharmacies. Making sure hospital patients like Jorge Rico get the right medicine is critical. He’s being treated for leukemia at UCSF, the University of California, San … Continue reading »