Deadly 'superbugs' on the rise: What you need to knowAccording to the Washington Post, the boy from Minnesota contracted the bug while being treated at the hospital for complications from a bone marrow transplant.
TEXT-Fitch: solid liquidity supports for-profit hospitalsLink to Fitch Ratings' Report: Hospitals Credit Diagnosis: Operating Trends Remain Weak but Solid Liquidity Supports Credit ProfilesSept 18 - After a slight rebound in the first quarter of 2012, patient volumes in the for-profit hospital sector were ...
Tufts Medical Center in talks with Vanguard Health Systems about teaming up to ...By Robert Weisman, Globe Staff. Tufts Medical Center is considering teaming up with for-profit Vanguard Health System to buy independent hospitals in Massachusetts and work with Tufts' physician organization to negotiate better deals with health insurers.
Hospitals 'Unaccountable,' says surgeon in new bookMost of us know how to comparison shop for a car, a home or the week's groceries. But when it comes to picking hospitals and doctors, we're pretty much in the dark, says Marty Makary, a surgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore. Makary, who studies ...
Hospital Stocks Enjoying a Big Recent RunBy Avi Salzman. Tenet Health Care (THC) has quietly gained 15% in the past five days, a period when the S&P 500 has risen about 1.7%.
Becker's Hospital Review Names 100 Hospitals With Great Women's Health ...The 100 leaders of the great hospitals included in this list are presidents, CEOs and directors who have emphasized organizational excellence, patient safety, quality service, financial savvy and an appropriate management demeanor, all of which are ...
FORUM: Medicare guidelines hurt hospitals, patientsThe Register reported that 23 of Connecticut's 31 hospitals face a reduction in Medicare payments of up to 1 percent next year because they failed to meet standards on readmission rates for patients with congestive heart failure.
The Plus-Size MRI MachineAs the percentage of obese Americans continues to rise, hospitals demand larger, more powerful imaging machines that can fit any patient and penetrate greater masses of tissue.
Community Hospital Grand Junction Selects Perioperative IT Solution from ...ATLANTA, Sept. 17, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Surgical Information Systems (SIS), a leader in perioperative information systems, announced today that Community Hospital Grand Junction has selected the SIS Solution to replace its legacy perioperative ...
Hospitals' health IT savings a myth – Harvard, Penn profs. op-edHospitals must adopt health care information technology like electronic medical records, or face penalties under 2009 economic stimulus legislation.
Report: Military hospitals overprescribing painkillers, leading soldiers on a ...(CBS News) A branch of the National Academy of Sciences reported today that doctors in military hospitals appear to be overprescribing pain pills and the result is often addiction.
LSU hospitals chief once blasted Gov. Bobby Jindal for cutsBATON ROUGE - The new leader of the LSU health care system slammed Gov. Bobby Jindal earlier this year for slashing funding to public hospitals, months before he assumed the role that has him working with the administration on more funding cuts.
Florida Hospital to add buildings dedicated to women's healthcare"Women's service is not a cash cow and that's part of the reason why you do not see a lot of hospitals readily investing in women," said the senior vice president of Florida Hospital, Dr. Monica Reed. Health experts at the University of Central Florida ...
Hospitals asked to practice what they preachA coalition of doctors, nurses and other interested parties is calling on Minnesota's hospitals to eliminate sugary beverages, serve locally produced food and promote breast-feeding.
Will, Grundy hospitals host health programs20 at Silver Cross Hospital, Pavilion A, conference center Room 21B, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Participants will receive instruction from a registered nurse on breathing, relaxation and floor exercise techniques.
Hospital mistakes revealedFour patients died after receiving the wrong medication, five required further surgery to remove material left inside their bodies during initial operations and one patient's testicle was "removed inadvertently" in Queensland hospitals. The major ...
Cuts protests paralyze Greek courts, hospitals as unpaid bills mountATHENS, Greece - Greece's judges and hospital doctors began a series of lengthy protests against planned austerity measures Monday that will leave thousands of cases, from divorce settlements to contested tax payments, in limbo and routine operations ...
Hospital construction boomingDespite the sluggish economy and uncertainly surrounding health reform, healthcare construction projects are booming in Kentucky, as large health systems and regional hospitals continue to make multi-million-dollar capital investments, according to The ...
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No pay for UTIs has little effect on hospitals' bottom linesResearchers examined rates of catheter-related UTIs in 96 acute-care Michigan hospitals in the year before and the year after Medicare's policy was implemented.