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New York Times

Which Metrics on Hospital Quality Should Patients Pay Attention To?
New York Times
The relatively recent movements toward transparency and quality in health care have collided to produce dozens of publicly available hospital quality metrics. You might consider studying them in advance of your next hospital visit. But how do you know ...

FOX31 Denver

Hospital treating baby Charlie Gard is receiving death threats
FOX31 Denver
LONDON — The London hospital where baby Charlie Gard is being treated for a rare genetic disorder has been receiving death threats. “The GOSH community has been subjected to a shocking and disgraceful tide of hostility and disturbance,” Great Ormond ...
Charlie Gard Hospital Says Staff Have Received Death
Baby Charlie protesters rally as hospital reports threatsThe Recorder
Charlie Gard: Parents face 'backlash' over hospital threatsBBC News
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Kaiser Health News

In Appalachia, Two Hospital Giants Seek State-Sanctioned Monopoly
Kaiser Health News
Alan Levine, CEO of Mountain States Health Alliance, wants his company to merge with its main rival, which would create a monopoly on hospital care in a 13-county region that studies have placed among the nation's least healthy places. (Phil Galewitz/KHN).

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Parents often make follow-up care mistakes after kids leave hospital
(Reuters Health) - When sick kids leave the hospital, parents often don't understand what follow-up care is needed or how to give children medicine at home, a research review suggests. Getting instructions right is essential to avoid mistakes that can ...

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The News Tribune

Could a nurse miles away help save your life? A 'virtual hospital' has come to Tacoma.
The News Tribune
In a bunker-like former bank office near Tacoma' Hilltop neighborhood, 200 doctors, nurses and medical-technology workers spend their days treating scores of hospital patients they never meet. Their daily work is what CHI Franciscan calls a “virtual ...

10th victim dies in hospital after dozens found in sweltering trailer at San Antonio Walmart
10th victim dies in hospital after dozens found in sweltering trailer at San Antonio Walmart. By Kelsey Bradshaw, / San Antonio Express-News. Updated 11:29 am, Monday, July 24, 2017. Eldia Contreras wipes away a tear as she takes part in a ...
Feds: Tenth human trafficking victim found in sweltering truck dies at hospitalCBS News

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Allentown Morning Call

Lehigh Valley hospitals work to reduce sepsis, a leading cause of death
Allentown Morning Call
Patients at the Lehigh Valley's two major hospital networks may not realize their blood pressure, temperature and heart rate are being closely monitored for any sign of sepsis — a leading cause of death in Pennsylvania. Officials at Lehigh Valley and St.

Adventist Health closes Washington hospital
Becker's Hospital Review
General Hospital along with its affiliated home health division and medical group. The closure comes after Adventist called off plans in June to transfer ownership of Walla Walla General to Renton, Wash.-based Providence Health & Services. Under the ...

Hanover Hospital signs on to partner with PinnacleHealth
York Dispatch
PinnacleHealth System is continuing to expand into the York County healthcare market after signing a binding affiliation agreement with the parent organization of Hanover Hospital. The board of directors for Hanover Healthcare PLUS signed the agreement ...

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Patient Flees California Hospital, Is Struck on Highway
U.S. News & World Report
Patient Flees California Hospital, Is Struck on Highway. Authorities say a patient who fled a Southern California hospital ran across a highway and was struck by a car and killed. July 24, 2017, at 12:22 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google + ...

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