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Ending surprise hospital bills  The Week Magazine

Here are three of the week's top pieces of financial advice, gathered from around the web: Ending surprise hospital bills. A bipartisan effort in Congress is aimed ...


Pre-paying your hospital bill  KATV

Sticker shock after a surgery is certainly no fun. One Little Rock man says the only thing worse is facing the stress of a medical bill before the procedure even ...


(4:41 PM) Westfield Memorial Hospital Releases Statement After Sudden Death Of Hospital President | News, Sports, Jobs  Jamestown Post Journal

WESTFIELD — Westfield Memorial Hospital officials are mourning the recent death of Valerie K. Jackson, former hospital president, who passed away suddenly ...


Transgender man sues Eureka hospital for turning him away minutes before gender-confirming surgery  Los Angeles Times

Oliver Knight was thoroughly prepared to undergo a hysterectomy, having consulted with his surgeon before scheduling the surgery for late August 2017.


Mom questions Salem hospital, calls for awareness after infant's meningitis death  Statesman Journal

In a matter of days, a Salem mother watched her 7-week-old baby goes from happy and alert to gravely sick with meningitis to dying in her arms.


Fitchburg man charged in hospital assault  Sentinel & Enterprise

LEOMINSTER -- A Fitchburg man was arrested Thursday evening after becoming out-of-control while a patient at a local hospital, police said Friday.


Yanks instructor Mazzilli released from hospital  ESPN

Lee Mazzilli, who is serving as a guest hitting instructor at Yankees camp, was released from the hospital on Friday, two days after he was struck in the head by a ...


States' Employee Health Plans Tie Size Of Hospital Payments To What Medicare Offers : Shots - Health News  NPR

Some states have begun using Medicare reimbursement rates to recalibrate how they pay hospitals. If the gamble pays off, more private-sector employers could ...


'Who looked the other way?' Lawmakers grill University of Maryland hospital leadership on self-dealing scandal  Baltimore Sun

Lawmakers in Annapolis on Friday grilled leaders at the University of Maryland Medical System as they considered sweeping legislation to reform the hospital ...


New Valley Hospital: Paramus gets first look at the plans  NorthJersey.com

PARAMUS — The community got a first look this week at a seven-story, 362-bed plan for The Valley Hospital that will replace the health network's Ridgewood ...


Brattleboro Memorial Hospital to offer obstetric services in Springfield, Vt.  Valley News

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Brattleboro Memorial Hospital plans to open a part-time obstetrics office in Springfield in collaboration with Springfield Hospital as the latter ...


Rural hospitals brace for changes proposed in Georgia Legislature  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia lawmakers are debating a number of bills that have the potential to change the picture for the state's struggling rural hospitals.


UTMB branch opens on site of shuttered Webster hospital  Chron.com

After abruptly shuttering its doors last May, leaving about 900 employees without work, the former Bay Area Regional Medical Center in Webster has been ...


Inspectors: Hospital makes fixes after botched colonoscopy  fox2now.com

HARRISONVILLE, Mo. – A Kansas City area hospital has passed a follow-up inspection after Missouri inspectors found that its staff failed to properly respond to ...


South County Health Centennial: Early leadership steered hospital through some tough times  The Westerly Sun

Caroline Hazard, the philanthropist and driving force behind South County Hospital, worked tirelessly to establish the cottage hospital, build its brick ...


States looking to cap hospital rates  Axios

Some states are trying to control health care costs by tying hospital payments in their state employee health plans to the amounts Medicare pays, Kaiser Health ...


The Deeper Dig: How Vermont hospitals end up in the red  vtdigger.org

Sen. Debbie Ingram, D-Chittenden, right, consults a graph on hospital budgets as Kevin Mullin, chair of the Green Mountain Care Board, rear, discusses the ...


Greystone trustees address violence, staffing at state-run hospital  Daily Record

Greystone CEO Tomika Carter reported *fresh* figures that indicate violence, overcrowding and understaffing issues continue to improve.


Sherman man arraigned in hospital on charges he murdered his husband  Hartford Courant

A Sherman man is accused of murdering his husband this week after police responding to a report of a fall at the couple's home found what they called "several ...


Medicare penalizing 15 Arizona hospitals over patient safety issues  AZCentral

Medicare is penalizing 15 Arizona hospitals for patient safety as part of a program that punishes the worst-scoring 25 percent of U.S. medical centers.


General Hospital Star Matt Cohen Exits the Long-Running Soap Opera  PEOPLE.com

Matt Cohen said in an interview that he was leaving his character's storyline "very open-ended"


Georgia Hospital Reviews Its Response to Alabama Tornadoes  U.S. News & World Report

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Officials at a Georgia trauma center are reviewing a day this month that began as a slower-than-usual Sunday and ended in one of its ...


A hand to hold: Volunteers can give hospital patients needed comfort  Arizona Daily Sun

For many patients spending extended time in the Flagstaff Medical Center, visitors are not a guarantee, they're a privilege. In fact, as many patients work to ...


Carroll Hospital's neonatal couplet care rooms a 'new model of care' to help sick, premature babies bond  Carroll County Times

Carroll Hospital's Family Birthing Center hosted a grand opening for the latest stage in its renovation. The area provides private suites where mothers can bond ...


Deputies investigating shooting in Cutler that sent two men to the hospital  KFSN-TV

The Tulare County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting in Cutler that sent two men to the hospital. It happened around 11:30 p.m. on Thursday. It's believed ...


Person sent to hospital after crash on Petigru Drive  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

One person was injured after a car crash on Petigru Drive near Pawleys Island.


Miami police officers dress as superheroes, visit kids at local children's hospital  WPEC

"Happy birthday dear Daequan, happy birthday to you. "It's a very special day at Holtz Children's Center Hospital in Miami. The Miami Police Department ...


Victim in hospital, one arrested after stabbing in north Toledo  WTOL

TOLEDO (WTOL) - One person is in the hospital and another is in custody after a stabbing in north Toledo on Saturday. The incident happened in the 1900 block ...


Beaumont Health submits application for Oxford hospital  Hilton Head Island Packet

Beaumont Health has submitted an application to the state to build a 117-bed hospital in Oakland County.


Two-car crash sends several to the hospital  WCAX

Police say the crash happened because one of the cars was trying to pass another vehicle.


Surgeons accused of taking hospital kickbacks: our lawyers signed off on the payments  Dallas News

Criminals rarely consult with their attorneys before planning to break the law. That is the argument several surgeons want to make in the Forest...


HCA whistleblower accuses it of inflating rehab hospital bills  ModernHealthcare.com

Investor-owned hospital chain HCA was hit with a whistleblower lawsuit accusing it of cheating the federal government out of millions of dollars through inflated ...


Sepsis cost hospitals $1.5 billion more in 2018 than 2015  ModernHealthcare.com

The cost of treating patients who develop sepsis in the hospital rose by 20% in just three years, with hospitals spending $1.5 billion more last year than in 2015, ...


Sisters give birth within an hour of each other at Austin hospital  KVUE.com

Within an hour, both baby Steiner and baby Haze were born, each weighing 6 pounds and 13 ounces.


California hospital canceled transgender man’s hysterectomy minutes before operation, lawsuit says  Sacramento Bee

A Eureka Catholic hospital reverend canceled a transgender man's hysterectomy minutes before a surgeon was scheduled to operate, California's ACLU said.


Copley Hospital CEO departing for New Hampshire  vtdigger.org

Art Mathisen, the president and CEO of Copley Hospital in Morrisville, at a Green Mountain Care Board meeting in 2016. Photo by Erin Mansfield/VTDigger.


WWE executives donate $1 million to Children's Hospital  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

UPMC is looking to give children's cancer a knockout blow. Stephanie McMahon, chief brand officer of WWE, and her husband, Paul “Triple H” Levesque, ...


Information on the Trinity Hospital construction site  KXNet.com

The explosion site will eventually be a new 350-million dollar medical facility. Trinity broke ground on the project in September. It has 970-thousand square feet ...


Niobrara Valley Hospital ER in service without water  knopnews2

The Niobrara Valley Hospital Emergency Room is in *service* despite having no running water.


Man seriously injured in Highlands Bowl, airlifted off mountain to hospital  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

A medical helicopter landed early Thursday afternoon at Aspen Highlands to evacuate a seriously injured 56-year-old man who fell in Highland Bowl, officials ...


MountainView Hospital unveils next generation of surgical robotic systems at health fair  News3LV

Health to You (H2U) and MountainView Hospital hosted a health fair, Saturday. The event featured free health screenings and information about MountianView ...


Cal/OSHA Launches Probe Into Attack That Injured Two Stanford Hospital Psych Nurses  KQED

Palo Alto police began investigating the attack two days after it took place.


Priest released from hospital after televised stabbing  CNN

An elderly rector of a church in Canada thanked supporters while leaving a hospital, after a man stabbed him during a televised Mass.


Newsweek names Mayo Clinic the best hospital in the world  Med City Beat

Each year, U.S. News & World Report ranks the top hospitals in the country. And for the past three years, Mayo Clinic has landed the No. 1 spot. But, is it the best ...


32 people sent to hospital from ballroom as rescuers check for gas  South China Morning Post

Police said a worker was left semi-conscious after the incident.


State-by-state breakdown of 102 rural hospital closures  Becker's Hospital Review

Of the 27 states that have seen at least one rural hospital close since 2010, those with the most closures are located in the South, according to research from the ...


Answer Man: Mission Hospital's 'Blood Connection?' WLOS' rolling ads?  Asheville Citizen-Times

Readers ask where Mission Health gets its blood supply from, and why WLOS runs ad banners during newscasts.


Thompson Remembered by Hospital Colleagues | News  Southern Pines Pilot

A man known for his bountiful garden at home is being remembered by his former colleagues for helping to grow the area's healthcare industry. J. Crenshaw ...


Recruitment of doctors continues as hospital adds five more surgeons | News, Sports, Jobs  Maui News

WAILUKU — In the past four months, Maui Health System has recruited five doctors, bringing the total to 11 new physicians since the Kaiser Permanente affiliat.


One person taken to hospital following two-car crash in Springfield  WWLP.com

One person was taken to the hospital following a two-car crash on Worcester Street in Springfield Friday night.


One of N.J.'s largest hospital chains looking to expand its turf with another big merger  NJ.com

Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth is in confidential negotiations to join one of the state's largest hospital systems, continuing a decade-long frenzy of ...


'Miracle' toddler celebrates leaving hospital  www.fox16.com

A Central Arkansas toddler diagnosed with leukemia is being called 'a miracle' by both his family and doctors.


3 car crash kills 1, sends 3 to hospital  ABC27

One person is dead and 3 others are injured after a 3 car crash in Franklin County.


Highway 2 crash sends three to hospital | Wenatchee  iFIBER One News

CASHMERE — A two-car rollover collision on Highway 2 near Cashmere hospitalized three people Friday afternoon after the vehicles collided during a passing ...


More layoffs at Miami hospitals as patient admissions dwindle and operating costs rise  Miami Herald

Nicklaus Children's Hospital plans cutbacks and layoffs as patient admissions drop and operating costs rise. Jackson Health System, Miami-Dade's public ...


Other Maryland hospitals engage in deals with insiders but sidestep politicians — most of the time  Baltimore Sun

Several of Maryland's largest hospitals engage in business transactions with members of their governing boards while avoiding — for the most part — the type of ...


A new era: Officials break ground for new Riverland hospital - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper  Natchez Democrat

A new era in health care in Concordia Parish began Thursday with groundbreaking for the new Riverland Medical Center.


DPS: One person arrested, two in hospital after high-speed chase leads to rollover crash  KSAT 12

Two people are in critical condition after a truck rolled over following a high speed chase, according to the Department of Public Safety.


At a Chesapeake hospital, a doctor uses a robot to put stents in heart patients  Virginian-Pilot

Chesapeake Regional Medical Center conducted the first robot-assisted angioplasty in Hampton Roads.


Limited staff returning to Horton Hospital on Monday  WIBW

HORTON, Kan. (WIBW) -- Some staff could return to work at Horton Community Hospital on Monday. City officials say the trustee for the bankrupt hospital has ...


Beaumont, Henry Ford apply to build Oxford hospitals  The Detroit News

Two Metro Detroit health systems are seeking approval from the state of Michigan to build hospitals in Oxford. A September biennual state review of the hospital ...


Good Samaritan Hospital demolition underway, will last months  WHIO

Demolition work at the former Good Samaritan Hospital began two months ago and will continue over th.


Local News HAZMAT called after crash sends two to hospital EJ Jimenez 10:51 AM, Mar  KGUN

HAZMAT units are on the scene of a vehicle crash that sent two to the hospital.


Closed Affinity hospital becomes police drill site  Canton Repository

SWAT units and police dogs train at the city-owned Affinity building in Massillon.


Man rushed to hospital, several people detained after shooting at Memphis basketball court  FOX13 Memphis

One man was rushed to the hospital after he was shot at a Memphis basketball court.


The 10 Best Hospitals in the World  Newsweek

The hospitals on our list are all world leaders in health care, but these are the very best—the top 10, according to Statista's panel of doctors, medical ...


Officer-involved shooting sends 2 people to hospital in Huntsville  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - A man in critical condition at Huntsville Hospital is expected to face charges for an early-morning pursuit that ended with UAH police officers ...


Rollover Crash in Elk River Sends Woman to Hospital  WJON News

A woman was hurt in a three-vehicle crash in Elk River Saturday morning. The incident happened on Highway 169 at Main Street just after 6:35 a.m..


Five taken to hospital in Lawton wreck  KSWO

It happened around 10 when Lawton police say a red Chevy pickup truck heading east in the westbound lane was hit head-on by a two-door Sedan heading ...


Hospital's 1st employee, longtime volunteer, dies  Newsday

Jan Senecal, who spent 63 years at North Shore University Hospital in administrative roles and as a volunteer — and who held the distinction of being the ...


Glens Falls Hospital workforce shrank by 850 jobs in past two years  Glens Falls Post-Star

GLENS FALLS — Glens Falls Hospital has shed 850 jobs over the past two years, according to its self-reported employment figures.


1 person airlifted to hospital following 2-vehicle crash in Anderson Co.  WSPA.com

One person was airlifted to an area hospital following a two-vehicle crash Friday night in Anderson County.


Deputies: Macon-Bibb Fire truck wreck sends man to hospital  wgxa.tv

MACON, Ga. -- Deputies say a Macon-Bibb Fire truck was involved in an accident Friday morning and a man was taken to the hospital. Bibb County Sheriff's ...


11 Premature Babies Die in Less Than a Day in Tunisian Hospital, Sparking Outrage  The New York Times

TUNIS — Outrage grew in Tunisia this past week after 11 premature babies died in less than 24 hours from infections acquired in the same hospital as doctors ...


Hit-and-run driver who dropped child at hospital comes forward  Sun Sentinel

Broward Sheriff's deputies say the woman who struck a 4-year-old with her car, then drove the child and family to the hospital, before driving away has come ...


General Hospital Recap: Willow Warns Michael About Dawn of Day As Kristina Gets in Deeper  Soaps.com

Friday March 22, 2019: On General Hospital today, Dante returns home to Lulu, Sonny learns about Kristina's situation, Griffin decides to leave Port Charles, and ...


Woman sues after discovering hospital kept one of her embryos frozen since 2004  GMA

Marisa Cloutier-Bristol's husband passed away after the couple tried IVF.


Ly Tong, legendary Vietnamese-American political protester, dying at hospital in San Diego  The Mercury News

Ly Tong, the former South Vietnamese Air Force pilot who became a household name in Vietnamese American communities for his fervent anti-communist ...


4 sent to hospital after semi crash in Marshall Co.  KXII-TV

US 70 was shut down for four hours after a rollover accident Friday afternoon.


Glowing orbs inside Eloise Psychiatric Hospital aren't ghosts  Detroit Free Press

A closer look at video from a night at the Eloise Psychiatric Hospital in Westland suggests the orange and white lights first thought to be evidence of paranormal ...


Dozens of pediatric doctors, nurses have moved from Tulane to Children's Hospital under new partnership  NOLA.com

Children's Hospital of New Orleans recently added 120 pediatric health professionals thanks to a new affiliation with Tulane University Medical School.


Man found shot on South Side dies at hospital  WGN TV Chicago

CHICAGO — A man was shot and killed Friday on Chicago's South Side. Police said officers responded to the 8400 block of South Sangamon Street around ...


Firefighter Josh Woodward leaves hospital after surviving nearly lethal infection  Times Union

Josh Woodward, the local firefighter who was nearly killed by an aggressive septic infection that cost him a hand and toes, was released from St. Peter's Hospital ...


Person sent to hospital after pedestrian accident in Reading  69News WFMZ-TV

It happened just before 8:00 p.m. in the area of South Fifth and Chestnut streets.


Envisioning the Future of Austin State Hospital: What will it take to turn the former Texas State Lunatic Hospital into a world-class center of brain health? - News  Austin Chronicle

What will it take to turn the former Texas State Lunatic Hospital into a world-class center of brain health?


Shooting outside West Haven lounge sends 3 to hospital  WFSB

Three people were sent to the hospital early Friday morning following a shooting outside a West Haven night club.


Beginning of human life argued in University Hospitals fertility clinic failure lawsuit  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

CLEVELAND - When does human life begin? That was the central issue at hand during arguments Wednesday in a lawsuit filed against University Hospitals by ...


UPDATE: Woman in hospital after midtown standoff  KOLD

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - A woman is in the hospital Friday night after a standoff in midtown, near Fort Lowell and Fontana. According to the Tucson ...


Hospitals report unusually high number of motocross injuries during Bike Week  Fox 35 Orlando

Hospital officials say they treated an unusually high number of injuries from motocross races at Daytona International Speedway during the city's annual Bike ...


Springfield Hospital to close birthing center by June  vtdigger.org

After 105 years, babies will no longer be delivered at Springfield Hospital. The board voted to close the childbirth center Tuesday night in the wake of financial ...


Regional Hospital, Police – March 23  The Republic

Region PoliceJENNINGS COUNTYArrestsWednesdayJason Nantz, 39, North Vernon, warrant for unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon, ...


Ex-hospital worker faces new patient assault charge  WOODTV.com

A former X-ray technologist for Spectrum Health Blodgett Hospital is facing a new sexual assault charge involving a third patient.


Hospital receives device to help grieving parents deal with stillborn child  WTHITV.com

Crawford Memorial Hospital has received a Cuddle Cot to help with stillborn babies.


Hack targeted Navicent Health employee emails, hospital says  Macon Telegraph

Navicent Health announced March 22, 2019, a cyber attack that targeted its employee email system. The hack occurred sometime in July 2018 and it was ...


San Diego Hospital To Offer Newly-Approved Nasal Spray For Severe Depression  KPBS

Five years before the FDA approved a novel antidepressant nasal spray called Esketamine, doctors in San Diego were testing it on patients as part of the drug's ...


Update: Moniteau County deputy released from hospital, investigation continues  krcgtv.com

A Moniteau County deputy has been released from the hospital after being struck by a vehicle on Hwy 5, just South of Fortuna. Deputy Jason Partin was ...


Officer rushed to hospital after inhaling dangerous fumes  KFDM-TV News

I was pretty much just looking into a fraud call over a pizza,” says Officer Manuel Castillo of the Vidor Police Department. Castillo has served four years as a ...


Sensitive information stolen from 8,000 St. Elizabeth Hospital employees  WLWT Cincinnati

Many St. Elizabeth Hospital workers are on edge after sensitive employee information was stolen from 8000 people who work there.


Rutland hospital notifying 74K hit by data breach  WCAX

Some people impacted by a data breach at the Rutland Regional Medical Center say the hospital should have done more to prevent it and notified patients ...


Turns out SF’s big, new hospital on Van Ness didn’t draw development as predicted  San Francisco Chronicle

The great Van Ness Avenue land rush began five years ago when Sutter Health broke ground on its new San Francisco hospital. Developers bet that the $2 ...