Hospitals Fear Competitive Threat From Potential Walmart-Humana …

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Hospitals Fear Competitive Threat From Potential Walmart-Humana …

Wall Street Journal12 hours ago
Early-stage deal talks between Walmart Inc. WMT 1.37% and Humana Inc. HUM 0.48% are deepening anxiety in the hospital sector, which already has been grappling with sluggish growth and competition from cheaper health-care options. Hospitalshave been eyeing Walmart nervously for years as it …

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KOLO

Newspaper: Las Vegas Hospitals Quick to Discharge Patients

U.S. News & World ReportMar 31, 2018
Nevada hospitals are also releasing patients admitted on 72-hour medical holds before the holds have expired, law enforcement officials said. Police, physicians or other health care providers can order holds for people who are unable to care for themselves or who threaten to hurt themselves or others.

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California Alleges Hospital System Unfairly Inflated Costs

U.S. News & World Report14 hours ago
California Alleges Hospital System Unfairly Inflated Costs. California’s attorney general has sued Sutter Health, one of the state’s largest hospital systems, alleging anticompetitive business practices that unfairly drove up costs for patients. April 1, 2018, at 6:27 p.m.. California Alleges Hospital System Unfairly Inflated Costs.

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Hospital Giants Halt Merger Talks

Wall Street JournalMar 28, 2018
Ascension, the largest U.S. nonprofit hospital system, and Providence St. Joseph Health, also a major nonprofit hospital owner, put talks on hold to restructure as more medical care moves outside of hospitals, putting pressure on their core operations, according to the people. A big, complex merger would …

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Washington Post

Dozens Taken to Hospital After Showing Stomach Symptoms

U.S. News & World Report5 hours ago
Dozens Taken to Hospital After Showing Stomach Symptoms. Authorities say more than 50 people have been taken to hospitals from a Washington, D.C. hotel after about a dozen of them showed gastrointestinal symptoms. April 2, 2018 … Originally, a dozen teenagers and an adult were taken to hospitals.

John Hopkins Hospital Interns to Hang up Short White Coats

U.S. News & World Report1 hour ago
John Hopkins Hospital Interns to Hang up Short White Coats. Breaking with tradition, first-year residents in John Hopkins’ Osler Medical Training Program will no longer wear the short white coat. April 2, 2018, at 6:37 a.m.. John Hopkins Hospital Interns to Hang up Short White Coats. Share. ×. Share on Facebook.

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WMUR Manchester

6 Taken to Hospital for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

U.S. News & World ReportApr 1, 2018
6 Taken to Hospital for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning. Six people have been taken the hospital for carbon monoxide poisoning at a residence in Thornton. April 1, 2018, at 8:48 a.m.. 6 Taken to Hospital for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning. Share. ×. Share on Facebook · Post on Twitter · Post to Reddit. Email. Share in LinkedIn.

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Collision at South Carolina Resort Sends 1 to the Hospital

U.S. News & World ReportMar 31, 2018
The Island Packet reports that one person was taken to a hospital after the head-on collision Friday night at the Sea Pines Resort. The collision happened just inside … Hilton Head Island Fire & Rescue Fire Marshal Joheida Fister said the person taken to the hospital had minor injuries. Copyright 2018 The …

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Warriors’ Patrick McCaw Released from Hospital a Day After Scary Fall

Bleacher Report14 hours ago
The injury is considered a lumbar spine contusion, but his preliminary X-ray, CT scan and MRI exams were all clear, and there is no indication of structural injury or neural disruption. McCaw was stretchered off the court after falling hard on the court after attempting a shot in the third quarter of Saturday’s …

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Washington Post

Ohio Woman Brings Baby on Board on Way to Hospital

U.S. News & World ReportMar 31, 2018
WXIX-TV reports Tiffany and Patrick Stone, of Camp Dennison, were headed to an Anderson Township hospital Friday morning not long after Tiffany’s water broke for the delivery of their third child. But Ember Ray Stone wasn’t willing to wait for a traditional setting to make her world debut. Patrick Stone …

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Hospitals Hope To Break Cycle Of Violence With Follow-Up Programs

Capital Public Radio NewsMar 27, 2018
Youth who end up in the hospital after being shot, stabbed or beaten receive medical care — but they don’t always get the resources they need to cope with trauma. At the UC Davis Medical Center, violence intervention specialists Esmeralda Huerta and Chevist Johnson are determined to intervene.

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The Daily Shot: After Years of Declines, Hospital Services Inflation …

Wall Street Journal (blog)6 hours ago
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In midst of ‘merger boom,’ Jefferson moves toward acquiring Einstein …

WHYYMar 29, 2018
Philadelphia hospital networks Jefferson Health and Einstein Healthcare Network might be joining forces after signing a letter of intent to explore the possibility of a merger. If the union goes through, it would be the sixth acquisition by Jefferson since Stephen K. Klasko took the helm as president and CEO in …

Thomas Senker Named Interim CEO of Mon Health System

U.S. News & World Report6 hours ago
Senker was Mon Health’s president and CEO from 1983 to 1999. He currently serves as founder and principal of Charleston, South Carolina, consulting firm Grace Healthcare Advisors. Morgantown-based Mon Health also operates Mon Health Preston Memorial Hospital and Mon Health Stonewall Jackson …

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What’s a Single Mom to Do During a Week in the Hospital?

Wall Street JournalMar 23, 2018
She had to be readmitted to the hospital for almost a week. But as a recent immigrant from Senegal with no family or friends living nearby, she did not know what to do with her new baby. If no one was available, she feared child protective services would take the girl into custody. A hospital social worker told …

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Trump Wants More Asylums — and Some Psychiatrists Agree

New York TimesMar 5, 2018
“When people are going back and forth from prisons to hospitals, that’s a sign they might have benefited from longer-term treatment options,” said Dominic Sisti, a medical ethicist at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine who was co-author of a 2015 paper subtitled “Bring Back the Asylum” in the …

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Hospitals hit back on drug pricing, but will they knock out the problem?

The Conversation USMar 28, 2018
After an outcry from hospitals, the company later relented, dropping its price by a small margin. Still, this single dramatic increase shed light on the once obscure arena of older generic drugs that continue to be in short supply and whose prices occasionally skyrocket. Frustrated with these shortages and …

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NBA G League Player Zeke Upshaw Rushed to Hospital After …

Bleacher ReportMar 24, 2018
Zeke Upshaw, who plays for the NBA G League’s Grand Rapids Drive, had to be taken to the hospital after collapsing on the court during a game on Saturday night. Per Wood TV 8, Upshaw was playing defense in the final minute of the fourth quarter when he collapsed and was rushed to the hospital. The report also notes …

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Attention 1916 Shoppers: The Doctor Is In

New York TimesMar 5, 2018
Lord & Taylor, New York’s oldest luxury department store, founded in 1826, boasted “one of the most attractive and completely equipped of the small hospitals in New York City,” according to an article in The Modern Hospital magazine in 1916. The store operated the hospital when it was located on …

Zim counting cost of doctors’ strike

DailyNews4 hours ago
Although statistics were scarce on the number of preventable deaths that could have occurred in public hospitals since the doctors downed their tools in protest, it is public knowledge that all the major referral hospitals, among them PGH, Harare Central Hospital and Mpilo Hospital were no longer admitting …

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2 Minute Medicine

Study Finds Hospital Quality Report Cards and Readmission …

Newswise (press release)Mar 26, 2018
Newswise — BOSTON – Over the past several years, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have reported hospital quality measures on the HospitalCompare website, providing the public with a way to compare hospital performance. Hospital readmission rates in particular have gained …

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Former cancer patient now a doctor at the hospital that helped her …

CNNMar 22, 2018
Within the scrapbook were articles, letters people wrote to her and small words of encouragement. The most important part, she said, was making sure she and her family documented all of the positive things that were also happening, like her trip to Disney World through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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Bupa waters down plan to restrict gap cover to its approved hospitals

The GuardianMar 7, 2018
The Bupa medical gap scheme is designed to eliminate or significantly reduce medical costs associated with hospital treatment by paying doctors significantly higher benefits than those paid under Medicare. … The recent scaremongering articles around ‘managed care’ could not b further from the truth.

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House Panel Probes Organizations That Accredit Most US Hospitals

Wall Street JournalMar 12, 2018
The House Energy and Commerce Committee is investigating organizations that accredit most of the nation’s hospitals following a report by The Wall Street Journal last year that identified patient safety problems at hospitals that had attained or kept their accreditations. Committee leaders are seeking …

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How Famine Under the Nazis Revealed the Cause of Celiac Disease

Atlas ObscuraMar 29, 2018
Fuel ran out quickly, and some residents even ground up tulips to make flour. One group, however, wasn’t suffering as much as expected. In the Hague’s Juliana Children’s Hospital, pediatrician Willem Karel Dicke noticed that the children in his care with celiac disease were improving, even as they starved.

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New Zimbabwe.com

Hospitals stop admitting patients

DailyNewsApr 1, 2018
“In this regard, we have resolved that we are unable to see and manage any new patients coming into our tertiary hospitals,” they said. Striking doctors have refused to report for duty despite interventions by authorities — Health minister David Parirenyatwa, President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Vice …

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Rick Ross Posts First Photo On Instagram Since Hospital Scare

Access OnlineMar 8, 2018
Rick Ross is back at home and happy to be there following his hospital scare last week. The Maybach Music Group founder posted a black and white photo on his Instagram account on Thursday where he has his hand placed on a wall. He captioned the photo, “Ain’t nothing like home . I love y’all – WLR …

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Indian Hospital: Hillary Clinton Treated for Minor Injury

BloombergMar 16, 2018
Hillary Clinton walks out of Jodhpur Airport upon her arrival in Jodhpur in the western Indian state of Rajasthan on March 13, 2018. Photographer: AFP/Getty Images. New Delhi (AP) — Hillary Clinton was treated briefly at a hospital in western India after suffering a minor injury at her hotel, the head of the …

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3-D Printed Buildings Are a Tech Twist on Ancient Construction …

Wall Street JournalApr 1, 2018
A home in Austin, Texas, printed in concrete by Icon, a local startup whose 3-D printing techniques have been used to build homes for families in El Salvador. Photo: ICON. By. Christopher Mims. Christopher Mims. The Wall Street Journal. BiographyChristopher Mims · @mims · christophermims …

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An expensive option

Times of Malta8 hours ago
In his letter ‘Private medicine’ (March 20), Eddy Privitera tries to confuse readers about the 30-year concession given to a private service provider to run three State hospitals by referring to Care Malta as an example of successful private-public partnership. Indeed, it is, precisely because it is based on a …

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