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Saying its emergency department is becoming "overwhelmed" with flu patients, Midtown Medical Center's emergency department announced the opening of an external "influenza clinic" in a white trailer near its pediatric emergency entrance. The hospital says it is treating as many as 100 people a day just ...
A new emergency hospital is now open in Bossier City. After about a year and a half of construction, Christus Bossier Emergency hospital opened Thursday morning at 2531 Viking Drive. The micro-hospital includes an emergency department with nine beds, an inpatient unit with six beds for short-stay ...

CARSON CITY -- On Nov. 2, a Sparrow Carson hospital employee received word that his complaint had prompted an investigation by the State of Michigan into a physician at the hospital. The next day, the employee was out of a job. In a Feb. 1 whistleblower lawsuit, nurse anesthetist Jonnie Vanderhoef ...
hospitals are cold and brightly lit. They're full of cranky people, and the snacks are trash. Home has a solid wifi connection, dim lamps, fuzzy slippers and the implicit permission to get weird. At home, your partner will feel emotionally free to scream obscenities at you, weep, laugh and eat ice cream half ...
John Paul Jones hospital has entered a management agreement to become a member of the UAB Health System. The Camden hospital joins two other rural Alabama hospitals with agreements with UAB - Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital in Demopolis and LV Stabler Memorial Hospital in Greenville.
Billings Clinic has seen an easing of the shortage of IV saline solution that hit hospitals around the United States beginning last fall. "We're seeing our allocation and delivery consistently coming," said Erik Wood, vice president of ancillary services for the Billings hospital. "It's a sign we think we're through ...

A nurse was sexually assaulted by a member of hospital staff who tried to kiss her in a lift, a court has heard. The woman said she was "really startled" when Bubacarr Touray, 43, stood facing her in a lift in Glasgow's Queen Elizabeth University hospital. The nurse claimed he told her: "You're a beautiful ...
Elise Stefanik noted Thursday that the Bipartisan Budget Act, which she supported, included a five-year extension of the Low-Volume hospital and Medicare-Dependent Hospital programs, which several hospitals in the 21st District rely on. University of Vermont Health Network, Alice Hyde Medical Center ...
Now, some of the country's largest hospital systems are taking an aggressive step to combat the problem: They plan to go into the drug business themselves, in a move that appears to be the first on this scale. "This is a shot across the bow of the bad guys," said Dr. Marc Harrison, the chief executive of ...
It's difficult to celebrate the holidays when your kids are sick, but volunteers at Duke children's hospital in North Carolina transformed a playroom into a romantic restaurant to allow parents to have a proper Valentine's Day. Tanya and Ruben Young, of Hampton, Va., enjoyed their first date night in months.
It's been three months since confessed murderer Randall Saito escaped from Hawaii State hospital in Kaneohe, and we're still waiting for answers on how he was able to get out of the secured facility. We've also been trying to get a list of other people who were court-ordered to stay at the facility, especially ...
Lakes Region General hospital in Laconia, New Hampshire will no longer deliver babies starting May 30. Expectant moms who receive care at LRGH will need to go to Concord hospital to deliver their babies. "It's an emotional decision and a decision that was not easy for our board," said LRG healthcare ...
children's Inn is a private, nonprofit facility for seriously ill children, and their families, who are participating in clinical trials at NIH. Mrs. Trump is focusing her work as first lady on the well-being of children. She visited a children's hospital in Cincinnati last week to get a briefing on Ohio's opioid epidemic.
"Increasing hospital consolidation hurts patients through lower quality, increased costs and reduced access--essentially the opposite of the triple aim," John Richardson, executive director of physician hospitals of America, said in a statement. "While a lot of attention has been placed on health plan ...
(Chicago) -- Two babies, born 15 months apart to the same young woman overcoming opioid addiction. Two very different treatments.Sarah Sherbert's first child was whisked away to a hospital special-care nursery for two weeks of treatment for withdrawal from doctor-prescribed methadone that her ...
The hospital association report states that Maine hospitals have absorbed a total of $416 million in Medicare reductions since 2010, related to a variety of changes. Maine is also among the states where Medicaid expansion under the provisions of the Affordable Care Act has not yet been implemented.
The idea is to turn Amazon Business into an online store where hospitals can purchase medical equipment and supplies for its outpatient clinics, operating rooms and emergency rooms. It's currently testing a program with a Midwestern hospital system that is using Amazon Business to order medical ...

The hospital said the screening measures are necessary, given the length and intensity of this year's flu season - which has been widespread nationwide for five consecutive weeks. "We have had a lot of staff that have been sick with the flu and we need our workforce here to help take care of the ill people, but we've also ...
PEMBROKE -- A watchdog agency has raised new concerns about two patients who died while under the care of Pembroke hospital and a now-closed psychiatric facility in Westwood owned by the same company, Arbour Health Systems. The Disability Law Center said Tuesday that it had found ...
Two South Side hospitals fear they may have to shut or slash services as a result of changes to how the state allocates Medicaid funding. Roseland Community hospital and South Shore Hospital say they face a potentially fatal funding squeeze in the long-awaited redesign of a program state lawmakers ...
The fallout from Hurricane Maria has made its way into Minnesota hospitals. When the storm hit Puerto Rico last summer, it devastated facilities that produce IV bags -- which are critical for treating dehydration and delivering medicines. It has been a challenge for months and hospitals in Minnesota and ...
Lebanon -- Alice Peck Day Memorial hospital will close its maternity ward after a planned merger of obstetrical services with Dartmouth-Hitchcock is completed this summer, the hospitals announced in a news release on Tuesday morning. Under the merger, which comes following APD's formal affiliation ...
Amazon is looking to expand its medical supplies Amazon Business marketplace offering to serve the health-care industry, according to hospital executives cited by The Wall Street Journal said. Shares of health-care supplier and services companies McKesson, Cardinal Health and Owens & Minor all ...
A group of Indian hospitals is now testing the algorithm. Ordinarily, a scan is done, and a patient may wait days for results after a specialist--if available--reads the image. The algorithm, via software running on hospital computers, makes the results available immediately and a patient can be referred to ...
The hospital projected only $5.25 million from that revenue source in its 2017, break-even budget. A $1.1 million payment state safety net program for critical-access hospitals in December also gave a significant, late-year financial boost, he said. However, the hospital's "other revenue" category, which ...
Construction continues at a brisk pace at the new tower of McLaren Port Huron hospital, one of the largest development projects in recent years in St. Clair County. "They're going gung-ho, and we expect to be moving in the first week of October," said hospital President and CEO Jennifer Montgomery.
The average wait time for patients at the Salem hospital ER to see a health care professional is 48 minutes, according to federal data. By contrast, the average in Oregon for similarly busy hospitals is 36 minutes. Patients on average spend 3 hours 26 minutes at Salem Hospital's ER before leaving, with the ...
Omarosa apparently had a rough time during a Head of Household competition on "Celebrity Big Brother" ... and got sent to the hospital for treatment. The 'CBB' live feeds went down Friday night during the competition -- where the houseguests reportedly had to get dizzy and bowl -- but when they came ...
Some 37 Michigan hospitals will lose a total of $73 million in revenue, according to the Michigan Health and hospital Association. Those hospitals in Detroit include Henry Ford Hospital and Barbara Ann Karmanos cancer Hospital, MHA said. The federal ruling on the so-called 340B drug discount program ...
"hospitals are not designed for patients," says Dr. Bridget Duffy, the chief medical officer of Vocera, a hospital communications company. More importantly for this story, she was the chief experience officer at the Cleveland Clinic -- the one with the Diane Von Furstenburg gown that they still use today ...
Today's batch of burning questions, my smart-aleck answers and the real deal: Question: As work continues on what is being billed as the $400 million state-of-the-art Mission hospital for Advanced Medicine project, will they become a Level I trauma center or remain as a Level II? With that type of ...
The grueling 13-day cold snap that started around Christmas sent dozens of Minnesotans to the hospital with frostbite, and with temperatures hitting subzero again this week, doctors are seeing another spurt in cases. Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) staff members treated three severe frostbite ...
The move positions Atrium, already North Carolina's largest hospital network, to become an even bigger regional competitor, giving the system its first hospitals outside North and South Carolina. Navicent will become a regional hub for Atrium outside of the Carolinas, Atrium said. According to its latest ...
"Where we actually say, "hospitals, thank you for opening your doors, for not asking questions." Flores said every hospital in the state provides Medicaid care and charity care. "The fact remains that under today's system that there are hospitals across the entire state that we represent that don't ask [about ...
Parsons, Tennessee-based Decatur County General hospital is notifying 24,000 patients of a breach, stemming from a hacker remotely installing software onto its electronic health record software to generate digital currency. DCGH's EHR vendor notified officials on Nov. 27 that a hacker installed software ...
One thing is certain, after the 20,000th open heart surgery was performed at Doctors Medical Center in June, the Modesto hospital will keep rolling out services for treating heart disease. Doctors Medical Center has invested millions of dollars in state-of-the-art cardiac services facilities, including a new ...
NEW YORK -- Roughly $1 trillion per year is spent on hospital care, which is about a third of all health care costs in the U.S. But a new program cuts costs by allowing patients to be treated at home. Dr. David Levine and nurse Kim Tierney of Boston's Brigham and women's hospital are making a house call, ...
At the time, authorities urged people to avoid the area of Interstate 77 and Gilead Road near the hospital because of the police investigation. police said the man was suicidal and was taken to the hospital to be evaluated.
The Ellis Island Immigrant hospital is built on two human-made islands constructed from leftover land excavated for the Lexington Avenue subway line. The islands have since been connected, but were originally separated by a ferry basin because of a belief that germs couldn't travel across a body of water.
One of the study's lead authors, NIH microbiologist Karen Frank, said the new investigation probably uncovers a dynamic at work inside and beneath most hospitals in the United States. hospital infection-control teams need to focus on those wet, unseen quarters to ensure their contents are sequestered ...
A one-car crash Wednesday morning sent one man to the hospital and temporarily shut down traffic on Clemson Boulevard. The unidentified man was trapped in his vehicle after crashing into a light pole on Clemson Boulevard, near Tucker's Restaurant, around 5:30 a.m., said Capt. Mike Aikens of the ...
But Ayer also proposed new language that would tap into hospitals' coffers to help fund the primary care program. The initiative would calculate excess revenue by factoring in a hospital's actual expenses as well as its budget as approved by the Green Mountain Care Board. Each year, the care board ...
... of the main hospitals, with newborn babies, being struck. Read more: https://t.co/qA9yY5BtMi pic.twitter.com/szfqpG1e4i. -- NBC News (@NBCNews) February 7, 2018. According to NBC, the bombed hospital is located in Maarat al Numan, a city in Idlib province, one of Syria's last rebel-held strongholds.
On Oct. 30, Capuchin Community Services officially announced that the former hospital, built in 1931 - and designed by architects Erhard Brielmaier and Sons with what the Wisconsin Historical Society calls, "modest Period Revival elements take from both the Classical and Mediterranean Revival styles" ...
hospital plumbing is a "vast" reservoir of drug-resistant superbug germs, researchers reported Tuesday. Checks of the plumbing at the National Institutes of Health's flagship hospital outside Washington, D.C. show drains can be loaded with dangerous bacteria. It's likely other hospitals have the same ...
Operations were cancelled at four hospitals in Manchester due to a mains leak affecting the water supply. hospitals affected by Sunday's leak were the Royal Infirmary, the Royal Eye hospital, Saint Mary's Hospital and Royal Manchester children's Hospital. Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust said non-urgent ...
based Vituity will begin providing physicians and other medical professionals in May and July to St. Elizabeth's hospital and four other hospitals in Southern Illinois: St. Joseph's in Breese, St. Joseph's in Highland, St. Anthony's Memorial in Effingham and Holy Family Hospital in Greenville. These hospitals ...
Lebanon hospital opens ER rooms, enters project final phase ... LEBANON -- Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital's $11 million emergency room and surgery suites expansion has entered into its third and final phase, with an early ... The same story is playing out at most other Oregon hospitals.
Pittsburg -- "heroes" in the community, raised $102,185 for Via Christi hospital Pittsburg on Jan. 27 during the Mount Carmel Foundation 34th Annual Gala. The hero-themed gala brought in a record 423 guest and 33 underwriters. The event was hosted by the Mount Carmel Foundation -- a tradition ...
RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Ohio (KRON/CNN) -- A nurse in Ohio is now out of a job after deciding she was too sick to work. She says the hospital she worked for fired her after she got the flu. We know this flu season is worse than normal, and when one "fill-in" nurse at University hospitals said she was too sick ...


 

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