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Calling all nurses: Tell us what your job is really like, from what patients do that drives you nuts to weird facts about hospitals most people don...

Business Insider questionnaire for nurses: what's the hardest part about being a nurse? What's a weird fact about hospitals most people don't know?

Singapore’s SGH has been ranked the 3rd best hospital in the world, and its nurses are part of the reason why

SGH is one of only two Asian hospitals on the list, the other being the University of Tokyo Hospital at eighth place.

Grocery stores would run out of food in just 3 days if long-haul truckers stopped working

Practically every store you interact with wouldn't function if truckers were to stop working.

250 more hospitals just joined in on a plan to make their own drugs and the effort could upend the generic pharma business

Another 12 health systems joined an organization aiming to lower the price of prescription drugs. The hope is to make generic drugs that are in shortage or have high prices.

‘Engineering overkill’: A potent new drug ‘1,000 times stronger than morphine’ is trying to solve a problem that doesn’t...

The US recently approved a potent new opioid called Dsuvia that dissolves under the tongue. Doctors say it's unnecessary and ill-equipped to solve problems.

A group of hospitals just picked a CEO to run their nonprofit generic drug company — and he’s not getting paid to do it

A group of hospitals have built a nonprofit generic drugmaker called Civica Rx. The company will be led by pharma veteran Martin VanTrieste who won't be compensated for his work.  The hope is to make generic drugs that are in shortage or have artificially high prices based on what hospitals need.
A woman looks into the intensive care unit (ICU) at the Baba Raghav Das hospital in the Gorakhpur district, India.

Almost 20% of hospitals in the US are in bad shape, according to Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley looked at the data for over 6,000 individual hospitals and said that 18% of these were either at risk of potential closure or weak. Analysts broke down the key factors that are putting these hospitals at risk.
Cigna CEO David Cordani

The CEO of one of the largest health insurers in the US explains why he thinks healthcare costs so much

David Cordani, CEO of health insurer Cigna, says that healthcare costs in the US are so high because hospitals spend more on intervention measures to treat people after they get sick rather than investing in prevention.

The US is running out of commonly used drugs including ones used in epidurals, and it’s put us on ‘the brink of a public health emergency&...

The US drug shortage is getting worse and is extending to include a type of epidural used during childbirth. Hospitals are scrambling to conserve supply of critical medications.
Patients tell nurses the funniest things sometimes.

Nurses share the 12 funniest things they’ve heard patients say

When you're a nurse, you're privy to all sorts of patient behavior. Real nurses shared some of their funnier tales from the ER and the doctor's office.