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Wall Street Journal

Regulators Threaten Funding of Indian Health Hospital in South Dakota
Wall Street Journal
An intoxicated 12-year-old girl tried to strangle herself with a call-light cord and shoe laces after being left alone last month at a hospital on the Rosebud Sioux reservation. A mentally disturbed 35-year-old man died of cardiac arrest the next day ...

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ABC News

Hospital in high-poverty Chicago neighborhood throws baby shower for more than 100 moms
ABC News
The community baby shower took place at St. Bernard Hospital, a hospital in the Englewood neighborhood where more than four in 10 households are poor and which is also one of the hot spots for Chicago's gun violence. In a single weekend this month, ...

New Colorado VA hospital is state of the art, and more than $1 billion over budget
AURORA, Colorado — It's gleaming, state-of-the-art and highly anticipated. But the Department of Veterans Affairs' newest medical center is also more than $1 billon over budget. After more than a decade of delays and cost overruns, the VA officially ...

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Fox News

Nurse claims hospital sided with patient who complained about her race
Fox News
Teoka Williams, who has worked at Beaumont Hospital in Dearborn for 10 years, claims she overheard her patient say she didn't want a “black b----“ caring for her, Fox 2 Detroit reported. Williams clams she reported the October 2017 incident to her ...
Michigan nurse sues hospital for obeying patient's request not to be treated by black womanThe Hill (blog)

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Hospitals Battle For Control Over Fast-Growing Heart-Valve Procedure
While hospitals typically make only a small profit on the procedure — partly because the device costs more than $30,000 — they benefit because each TAVR patient typically needs other cardiac services and tests that can boost the hospital's bottom line.
Problem: Aortic Valve Stenosis | American Heart AssociationAmerican Heart Association
A Word From Our President - Mended Hearts PostsMended Hearts
The Long Road To Value-Based Payment: The Case Of Transcatheter Aortic Valve ReplacementHealth Affairs

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Houston Public Media

Houston hospital loses heart transplant Medicaid funding
Charlotte Observer
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has stopped funding a Houston hospital's renowned heart transplant program amid scrutiny over patient deaths. Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center lost the federal funding Friday under a decision announced in ...
Houston hospital's heart transplant program to lose Medicare fundingBecker's Hospital Review
At St. Luke's, Friday's federal termination could affect more than heart transplantsHouston Chronicle
Texas heart transplant program resumed after suspension - AP NewsAP News

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Jefferson Airplane co-founder Marty Balin sues hospital for botched surgery, ruined career
NEW YORK (AP) — A co-founder of Jefferson Airplane is accusing a New York City hospital of destroying his musical career with a botched tracheotomy. A lawsuit filed by Marty Balin against Mount Sinai Beth Israel hospital says the singer and guitarist ...
Jefferson Airplane singer details hospital nightmare in shocking lawsuitNew York Post
Former Jefferson Airplane singer Marty Balin sues hospital, doctorsNewsday
Jefferson Airplane's Marty Balin suing NYC hospital for ruining his careerBrooklyn Vegan (blog)
Crain's New York Business
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Hospital, nurses reach tentative labor deal following strike
Charlotte Observer
Rhode Island Hospital says it reached a deal with a union representing nurses and other health care workers who recently went on strike. A Friday announcement from the hospital says both sides agreed to a tentative five-year contract that will provide ...

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New York Post

Doctor convicted of raping patient in hospital room
New York Post
The woman, then 27, told the newspaper in 2015 that an unknown doctor entered her room at Ben Taub Hospital in Houston in the middle of the night and touched her chest before returning to her room later to rape her. The mother of two, originally from ...
Doctor found guilty of raping patient at Houston hospital, sentenced to probationKSAT San Antonio
Ex-Baylor doctor found guilty of raping patient at Ben Taub

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Voice of America

US to send hospital ship to Colombia amid refugee crisis
Fox News
WASHINGTON – The Pentagon is preparing to dispatch a hospital ship to Colombia and possibly other parts of South America to help relieve strain on health care systems overloaded by an influx of hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans who have fled that ...
US Navy Hospital Ship to Deploy to ColombiaVoice of America

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