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WSOC Charlotte

8 hospitals planning upgrades, expansions
Becker's Hospital Review
The following hospitals announced or completed plans in the last week to expand, upgrade or renovate their facilities. 1. Novant Health seeks approval to build its 16th hospital. Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Novant Health filed a certificate of need with ...
Novant Health, like Atrium, makes plans for new hospital south of CharlotteWSOC Charlotte

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New York Times

A Wave of Child Sexual Abuse Accusations Against a Doctor, and Hospital Says It Knew
New York Times
For almost 30 years, parents sought out Dr. Reginald Archibald when their children would not grow. They came to his clinic at The Rockefeller University Hospital, a prominent New York research institution, where he treated and studied children who were ...
Doctor accused of sexually abusing children for years -- hospital says it became aware after he retiredCNN
New York City hospital admits doctor abused young patients for decadesWABC-TV

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BBC News

Wakefield's Pinderfields Hospital smokers shamed via loudspeaker ...
BBC News
Hospital users are encouraged to activate the announcements when they see someone smoking on site.

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Tribune-Review

Roof fire quickly doused at Greensburg hospital
Tribune-Review
Some patients on the sixth floor of Excela Westmoreland Hospital's West Wing were relocated Thursday afternoon as emergency responders contained a fire on the roof above the recovery room. A repair crew was cutting a section of old roofing away when ...



Loma Linda University Health

New Adult Hospital structural skeleton reaches 12 stories
Loma Linda University Health
Workers have completed the steel work for 12 stories of the new Loma Linda University Health Adult Hospital tower. Four more stories remain to be added to the frame. When complete, the new Adult Tower will be 16 stories, and be the tallest building In ...



Wall Street Journal

Study Challenges Hospitals' Use of Accrediting Watchdogs - WSJ
Wall Street Journal
Death rates at hospitals inspected by the Joint Commission and other federally approved organizations were no better than at state-accredited facilities, the ...

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Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta VA temporarily moves key staff after hospital's downgrad
Atlanta Journal Constitution
The Atlanta VA Medical Center shuffled some of its top leaders Thursday after it was designated one...

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ModernHealthcare.com

Hospitals have an unrealized $25.4 billion supply chain opportunity
ModernHealthcare.com
Hospitals can save $25.4 billion if they improve their supply chain operations and harness data, according to a new report. That amounts to a 17.7% average supply chain expense reduction, or up to $11 million a year per hospital, according to a ...

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Hospitals that use accrediting organizations don't have lower death rates, study finds
Becker's Hospital Review
A study published in The BMJ found no association between U.S. hospitals that get accredited by independent organizations such as the Joint Commission and lower death rates. The study — led by Harvard University researchers — also found only a slight ...

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Healthcare Finance News

Hospital merger and acquisition activity slows down in the third quarter but large-scale transactions continue
Healthcare Finance News
The substantial uptick in hospital and health system merger and acquisition activity is showing signs of a modest slowdown in the third quarter of 2018, following 2017's record-breaking level of transactions, according to the latest analysis by Kaufman ...


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