Private Equity Takeovers Linked to Declining Quality of Care in Hospitals: Nationwide Analysis
A recent nationwide analysis has found that the quality of care declines after private equity takes over hospitals. The study, published in JAMA, examined insurance claims data for all fee-for-service Medicare hospitalizations from 2009 to 2019. The researchers found that after a private equity fund bought a hospital, adverse events including surgical infections and bed sores rose by 25%.
Corewell Health Limits Visitors as Respiratory Illnesses Rise in Michigan
This article contains content written by AI. Corewell Health Limits Pediatric Unit Visitors as Respiratory Illnesses Rise in Michigan. Three Corewell Health hospitals in Southeast Michigan are implementing stricter visitor policies for pediatric units due to a concerning rise in respiratory illnesses, including influenza and RSV. Effective immediately, only two visitors will be allowed at the bedside during the day and one visitor overnight for pediatric patients at Beaumont Hospitals in Dearborn,Royal Oak, and Troy.
LA County Supervisors Propose Free Gun Lock Distribution in County-Run Hospitals to Enhance Firearm
LOS ANGELES, CA – The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors moved forward on Tuesday with a proposal that could enable county-operated hospitals to provide free gun locks to promote firearm safety. The initiative, led by Supervisors Janice Hahn and Hilda Solis, seeks to reduce firearm-related accidents, particularly in households with children.
Revealed: Top 10 Florida Hospitals in 2023
In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare, Florida has remained a beacon of excellence, with several hospitals setting the benchmark for quality and patient care. The year 2023 has brought forth an updated list of top-ranking hospitals in the state, each showcasing a commitment to medical excellence and patient satisfaction. This comprehensive analysis delves into the distinct features, specialties, and achievements of these leading healthcare institutions.
Revealed: Top 5 California Hospitals in 2023
When atalking about healthcare, the state of California stands out for its exceptional medical facilities. The year 2023-24 has seen several of its hospitals achieve prestigious rankings, a testament to their commitment to providing top-notch medical services. This comprehensive analysis delves into the details of these top-ranking hospitals, exploring what sets them apart in the highly competitive field of healthcare.
Top-ranking hospitals in Texas 2023
Texas, known for its vast landscape and vibrant cities, is also home to some of the nation's most renowned hospitals. In 2023, the state's healthcare landscape is defined by a blend of cutting-edge medical research, exceptional patient care, and specialized treatment facilities.
87 California Hospitals Receive Top Grade in Leapfrog's Fall 2023 Safety Report
LOS ANGELES, California (LAI) - Hospitals in California and across the nation have made substantial progress in preventing a troubling increase in hospital infections during the COVID-19 pandemic, as reported by The Leapfrog Group in its Fall 2023 Hospital Safety Grades Report. Here are the California hospitals that received an "A" grade for the Fall of 2023:
Got Milk? Carton Shortage Affecting Meals in Schools
In the latest "supply chain shortage" 1/2 pint milk carton containers are not keeping up with demand in schools, hospitals, and prisons. School officials in New York, Pennsylvania, California and Washington State said they were preparing for the shortage.
Morristown Medical Center Tops New Jersey's Best Hospitals List for 2024
New rankings by Newsweek and Statista highlight Morristown Medical Center as the leading hospital in the state based on a comprehensive set of criteria. Morristown, NJ - Residents in Morristown and Morris County have a reason to feel more secure about their healthcare options today. Morristown Medical Center has been named the top hospital in New Jersey in the "America’s Best-In-State Hospitals 2024" rankings.
This Maryland County Has Been Named the Highest Heart Disease Rate in The State
An article published by Stackers has identified a county with the highest heart disease rate in Maryland. Stacker investigated the counties with the highest heart disease rates in Maryland using data from the CDC. Keep reading to learn more!
Three Alabama Maternity Wards to Permanently Close, Leaving Behind Few Related Healthcare Options
This article is based on accredited media reports. Linked information within this article is attributed to the following outlets: Google.com andNBCNews.com. I write extensively about the current state of U.S. hospitals and related healthcare entities. Most of my articles on the matter have detailed a host of deleterious financial issues that are threatening the very survival of said establishments.
Jury Awards $55.5M to Man Who Suffered Brain Damage During Birth at University of Illinois Chicago
Court case came after responsible parties refused to admit responsibility for negligence for years after patient left permanently brain damaged with mental capacity of two year old.
University of Kentucky seeks $2 billion in extra bonding authority to expand hospital
Kentucky Health News and the Manchester Enterprise. University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto says UK needs $2 billion in borrowing authority from the state to expand its Albert B. Chandler Hospital to treat patients who are being turned away for lack of room.
Opinion: $65K for Healthcare - A Stepford Hospital Experience
Several years ago, my partner had to undergo a medical procedure that required an overnight stay at the hospital. His urologist warned us that this was coming and did his best to answer as many of our questions as he could.
Major New York Hospital Says it is Permanently Closing
This article is based on corporate postings and accredited media reports. Linked information within this article is attributed to the following outlets: Google.com and Fox5NY.com.
Longstanding Massachusetts Birthing Center Permanently Closes, Devastating Patients and Employees
This article is based on corporate postings and accredited media reports. Linked information within this article is attributed to the following outlets: Google.com, UMMHealth.org, and Fox5NY.com.
Hospitals overview in Tucson, AZ
There's 16 hospitals in Tucson, AZ according to U.S.News. , following is 5 hospitals with higher rank in the region. Address: 1501 North Campbell Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85719. Description: Banner-University Medical Center Tucson in Tucson, AZ is rated high performing in 1 adult specialty and 9 procedures and conditions. It is a general medical and surgical facility. It is a teaching hospital. The evaluation of Banner-University Medical Center Tucson also includes data from Diamond Children's Hospital.
New Jersey Allocates $5.5 Million to Strengthen Hospital-Based Anti-Violence Programs
The latest funding round, to commence in 2024, aims to expand the state's efforts in breaking the cycle of violence and aiding victims right from their hospital beds. Governor Phil Murphy and Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced today the availability of $5.5 million in grants aimed to bolster the New Jersey Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Program (NJHVIP). These funds, sourced from the Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Fund, will be distributed through a competitive grant process starting in 2024.
Rural Hospitals in Oregon Shut Down Maternity Wards, Posing Dangers for Expecting Mothers
Alisha Alderson placed her folded clothes and everything she needed for the last month of her pregnancy in various suitcases. She never imagined she would have to leave the comfort of her home in rural eastern Oregon just weeks before her due date. But following the abrupt closure in August of the only maternity ward within 40 miles, she decided to stay at her brother’s house near Boise, Idaho — a two-hour drive through a mountain pass — to be closer to a hospital.