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Short on staff: Nursing crisis strains US hospitals
Hospitals nationwide face tough choices when it comes to filling nursing jobs. They are paying billions of dollars collectively to recruit and retain nurses rather than risk patient safety or closing down departments, according to Reuters interviews ...

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Harvard Business Review

Why Hospitals Need Better Data Science
Harvard Business Review
Airlines are arguably more operationally complex, asset-intensive, and regulated than hospitals, yet the best performers are doing a better job by far than most hospitals at keeping costs low and make a decent profit while delivering what their ...

St. Louis police investigate after shots fired near Cardinal Glennon hospital
A boy puts his arm around another as his family waited outside the emergency room for police to remove crime scene tape so that they could return to their car at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. Multiple shots were fired ...
Shots fired on Cardinal Glennon Hospital
Shots fired outside children's hospital, officials sayBelleville News-Democrat
Shots Fired In Hospital Parking LotCBS St. Louis

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Baltimore Sun

New website will let Maryland consumers compare hospital rates for the first time
Baltimore Sun
A knee replacement at Medstar Harbor Hospital will cost a patient $37,225 on average, while the same procedure at University of Maryland Shore Medical System at Easton costs $22,687. Patients will pay $20,010 on average for a hysterectomy at Johns ...

The Denver Post

Los Angeles hospital evacuated over report of gunman; no one found
The Denver Post
LOS ANGELES — Employees, visitors and patients in wheelchairs and on gurneys streamed out of a Los Angeles hospital as it was partially evacuated Thursday following a report of a possible person with a gun, sheriff's officials said. A lengthy search ...


Domestic Violence Suspect That Prompted Beverly Hospital Lockdown to Appear in Court
A Massachusetts man accused of killing a pregnant ex-girlfriend, and threatening to have another ex-girlfriend and her unborn child killed, will appear before a judge Friday, one day after he was captured by Boston Police and Massachusetts State Police.
Wanted man who triggered hospital lockdown arrested in BostonWCVB Boston

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LA Daily News

Sylmar hospital evacuated after employee's report of man with gun, authorities say
A report of a man with a gun prompted the evacuation of a hospital in Sylmar on Thursday morning, but no gunman was found after deputies searched the facility floor by floor, authorities said. Shortly before 10 a.m., the initial report prompted a ...
Sylmar hospital evacuated after armed man confronts medical staffer ...LA Daily News
Reported Sighting Of Armed Man Prompts Evacuations At Sylmar HospitalCBS Los Angeles
Report of Man With Gun at Sylmar Hospital Prompts Evacuation and ...KTLA

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Harrisburg's Amazon proposal for old state hospital site unveiled
Mock-ups of a sprawling campus at the old Harrisburg State Hospital site were made public but the actual proposal--and a possible tax credit package--remain secret. "We're in competition," said David Black, president of the Harrisburg Regional Chamber ...

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Erie hospital celebrates year of growth
UPMC Hamot celebrated a year of records and growth Thursday night during its annual dinner and community meeting at the Ambassador Center. The Erie hospital earned $588 million and had 28,200 inpatient and observation visits in fiscal 2016-17, the ...

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Woman admits faking nursing credentials to work in hospital in St ...
ST. LOUIS • A woman who spent months working as a nurse at a St. Louis hospital and teaching nursing at a New Mexico college admitted on Thursday that ...

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