NOT REGISTERED? REGISTER HERE
Hide Advanced Search - Show Advanced Search +

We found 269 results for:

In-patient medical care ×
Clear

Title
& Description

News Outlet
& Journalist

Date
& Location

MEDIA TYPE
& LENGTH

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

HUB MEMBER

31 July 2013

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

An Oklahoma surgery center made news by posting its prices online – a revolutionary idea in an industry where consumers normally are buying blind. This is a big reason health care costs so much, but recent months have...

The New Yorker

Rebecca Mead

20 May 2013

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Text

Over 3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

More than five million Americans have Alzheimer’s or similar illnesses, and that number is growing as the population ages - without any immediate prospect of a cure, advocacy groups have begun promoting ways to offer ...

The Globe and Mail

Frances Bula

6 May 2013

Sechelt, British Columbia, Canada

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

The architecture of a hospital can have huge effects on those inside it: the strain that old hospital buildings put on nurses, who spend too much of their time walking from one supply room to another, and on patients,...

Washington Post

Ezra Klein

28 April 2013

Doylestown, Pennsylvania, United States

Text

Over 3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

*Medical research has done wonders to rid populations of diseases; however, the U.S. health care system has failed to appropriate the right resources to Medicare patients with one or more chronic conditions. Health Qu...

AARP Magazine

Beth Howard

1 April 2013

Seattle, Washington, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

An estimated 6,000 "never events" — egregious errors like operations on the wrong limb or instruments left inside a surgical wound — occur every month among Medicare patients alone. Hospitals across the country are re...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

HUB MEMBER

23 January 2013

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Social programs are seen as a fiscal burden on the U.S. However, investment in effective social programs saves taxpayer dollars so evaluating the performance of federal programs could help Congress act more responsibly.

The New York Times

Sarika Bansal

HUB MEMBER

8 August 2012

Zambia

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

In Zambia, the need for surgery is just as common as in the United States - doctors, however, are rare. So Zambia is training clinical officers – with no medical degrees – to do C-sections and hernia repairs.

The New Yorker

Atul Gawande

3 August 2012

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Text

Over 3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Restaurant chains like the Cheesecake Factory combine quality control, affordability, and innovation in a way that the healthcare industry may be able to replicate. In Boston, John Wright began streamlining knee repla...

The Lancet

Amy Yee

HUB MEMBER

23 June 2012

Kathmandu, Nepal

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

In Nepal, specialty eye hospitals are training staff to travel to remote areas of the country to provide eye care to rural communities. This initiative is aimed to prevent and treat trachoma, a degenerative eye diseas...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

HUB MEMBER

9 August 2011

Khanh Hoa, Vietnam

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Hospitals in the U.S. throw out huge amounts of supplies and equipment, and third-world hospitals need it. Many organizations help bridge the gap to transport supplies, but end up donating unusable equipment - teachin...

PBS Frontline

Atul Gawande

3 August 2011

Camden, New Jersey, United States

Broadcast TV Programs

5-15 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

The highest hospital costs come from preventable emergency room visits. A doctor in Camden developed a home visit program which gives better and cheaper care.

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

HUB MEMBER

28 April 2011

Michigan, United States

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Patients in U.S. hospitals suffer high rates of infection due to poor practices such as lack of proper hand-washing and lack of sanitization when inserting central line catheters. The Michigan Health and Hospital Asso...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

HUB MEMBER

25 April 2011

Miami, Florida, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Washing hands in between contact with patients is one of the most important things a healthcare worker can do to prevent the spread of disease and reduce the rise of superbugs like MRSA. A new technology is increasing...

The New Yorker

Atul Gawande

24 January 2011

Camden, New Jersey, United States

Text

Over 3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Dr. Atul Gawande finds that the highest hospital debt bills are from chronically ill patients who only receive emergency room care instead of the primary care appointments they need. By targeting these hot spots, doct...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

HUB MEMBER

17 December 2010

Lilongwe, Central Region, Malawi

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Hospitals in Bogota are saving premature babies through the cheap and accessible kangaroo care, where mothers wear their newborns on their chest. A foundation has been transplanting the concept to other hospitals inte...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

HUB MEMBER

13 December 2010

Bogota, Colombia

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

A shortage of incubators in a Bogota hospital was causing rampant infections among newborns. Kangaroo care, a system where the infant's mother is employed as a human incubator, was created and solved the shortage prob...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

HUB MEMBER

22 November 2010

Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Children coming from abusive households are often reluctant to discuss their past experiences. A Mexican foundation is using animated characters to help abused and ill children speak about their lives.

The New York Times

David Leonhardt

3 November 2009

Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

Text

Over 3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Dr. Brent James, chief quality officer at Intermountain Healthcare, came up with a system for regulating and improving healthcare in the Intermountain medical region and at other hospitals nationwide. He teaches a pro...

SFGate

Rob Waters

HUB MEMBER

14 November 2004

San Francisco, California, United States

Text

Over 3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Research has shown the importance of infant-primary caregiver attachment for the future of the child's cognitive ability, emotional health, and parent relationship. Infant Mental Health Specialists and other practitio...

SJN'S CRITERIA FOR GOOD SOLUTIONS JOURNALISM:
  • Comes from a news outlet; has a date and a byline.
  • Focuses primarily on a response to a problem.
  • Conveys insight, so that its lessons are relevant and teachable to others.
  • Provides evidence of an approach's success or failure.
  • Addresses an approach's shortcomings or limitations.
  • Avoids advocacy, PR, and hero worship—instead focusing on credible, objective reporting.
SUBMIT A NON-ENGLISH STORY

Great suggestion! So great, that we already have that story listed in the Solutions Story Tracker®. View it here.

It may take a few weeks to see your piece in the Solutions Story Tracker®, as we have a backlog of submissions longer than Ben Hur that we’re diligently working to eliminate. We appreciate your patience.

I WORK IN, TEACH, OR STUDY JOURNALISM Not a journalist, but I want to learn about solutions.
AS A MEMBER, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:
  • Access our training curriculum or attend a training
  • Share your stories
  • Join a local community of journalists
  • Attend story workshops and events to hone your craft
  • Get funding and additional support
  • Access the full Solutions Story Tracker®
  • Save favorite stories and create collections in your user profile
  • Receive emails containing the above offerings via occasional email throughout your membership
TO JOIN, PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION (*=REQUIRED)

Not a journalist? Register here instead.

Your information will be used to complete your application, and to subscribe you to occasional updates. We will only send you relevant information, which may be sent to you through any channel for which you provide contact information to us. We may use this information to target content we send you, but we will never sell or transfer your information to 3rd parties for commercial or advertising purposes. We may use your information to connect you to 3rd parties for the purpose of improving your membership and enriching your professional network. You can unsubscribe at any time from any content delivery channel, or from all of them, though unsubscribing may prevent you from participating in the opportunities provided by this program. View our full privacy policy here.

Here is what you will get:
  • Unlimited access to thousands of stories from around the world
  • First look and access to new features, tools, and resources
  • Curated newsletters with top stories
  • Invitations to SolutionsU® community events
  • Receive emails containing the above offerings via occasional email throughout your membership
  • And much more to come…
It’s easy and will take less than 2 minutes.

Journalist or J-School? Register here instead.

Your information will be used to complete your application, and to subscribe you to occasional updates. We will only send you relevant information, which may be sent to you through any channel for which you provide contact information to us. We may use this information to target content we send you, but we will never sell or transfer your information to 3rd parties for commercial or advertising purposes. We may use your information to connect you to 3rd parties for the purpose of improving your membership and enriching your professional network. You can unsubscribe at any time from any content delivery channel, or from all of them, though unsubscribing may prevent you from participating in the opportunities provided by this program. View our full privacy policy here.

Our issue area taxonomy was adapted from the PCS Taxonomy with definitions by the Foundation Center, which is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License.

Photos are licensed under Attribution Non Commercial 2.0 Generic Creative Commons license / Desaturated from original, and are credited to the following photographers:

Fondriest Environmental, David De Wit / Community Eye Health, Linda Steil / Herald Post, John Amis / UGA College of Ag & Environmental Sciences – OCCS, Andy B, Peter Garnhum, Thomas Hawk, 7ty9, Isriya Paireepairit, David Berger, UnLtd The Foundation For Social Entrepreneurs, Michael Dunne, Burak Kebapci, and Forrest Berkshire / U.S. Army Cadet Command public affairs

Photos are licensed under Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike 2.0 Generic Creative Commons license, and are credited to the following photographers:

Ra'ed Qutena, 段 文慶, Fabio Campo, City Clock Magazine, Justin Norman, scarlatti2004, Gary Simmons, Kathryn McCallum, and Nearsoft Inc

Photos are licensed under CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) Public Domain Dedication Creative Commons license / Desaturated from original, and are credited to the following photographers:

Burak Kebapci and SCY.

Photos are licensed under Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) and are credited to the US Army Corps of Engineers.

Conference attendee listening to speaker, Jenifer Daniels / Colorstock getcolorstock.com.

Photo Credit: Kevork Djansezian via Getty Images

Photo Credit: Sonia Narang