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Wall Street Journal

Study Challenges Hospitals' Use of Accrediting Watchdogs
Wall Street Journal
U.S. hospitals that pay to get accredited by federally approved organizations such as the Joint Commission don't have lower mortality rates than those inspected by state agencies, according to a Harvard University study that raises questions about the ...

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Melania Trump visits hospital, advocates protecting 'our most valuable and vulnerable'
In August, President Donald Trump joined his wife to tour Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, and visit with NAS medical professionals. In July, the first lady made a similar visit to Vanderbilt University's hospital in Tennessee. During ...
After plane trouble, Melania Trump visits a Philadelphia hospitalWashington Post
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Longtime Shoeshiner Who Donated $202K To Children's Hospital Of Pittsburgh Dies At 76
A 76-year-old Pennsylvania man whose tips from his one-man shoeshine business raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh died on Tuesday. Albert Lexie, with his purple shoeshine push cart, was a beloved fixture ...
Shoe-shiner who gave $200K in tips to hospital dies at 76WJAC Johnstown

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Washington Post

DC Council pressures Bowser to intervene in Providence Hospital closure
Washington Post
D.C. Council members ramped up pressure on Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) to halt the controversial closure of a hospital in Northeast Washington, unanimously approving legislation this week that empowers her administration to force hospitals to remain ...

Another NJ hospital drops lawsuit to gain access to Horizon's discounted plans
CentraState Medical Center in Freehold Thursday became the latest hospital to drop a three-year-old lawsuit against Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey that accused the state's dominant health insurance provider of squeezing community ...
CentraState, Horizon end Omnia insurance feud; hospital still stuck in Tier 2Asbury Park Press

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Hospital says $2M robot enhances surgery, saves money
Charlotte Observer
A Delaware hospital says its new $2.1 million robot has performed more than 50 surgeries since it was introduced. The Beebe Medical Center's Lewes Center for Robotic Surgery opened this summer. Robotic program head Dr. Kurt Wehberg tells The News ...

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C diff Spores on Bedsheets Survive Hospital Laundering
"The findings of this study may explain some sporadic outbreaks of C difficile infections in hospitals from unknown sources, however, further research is required in order to establish the true burden of hospital bedsheets in such outbreaks," senior ...

Loma Linda University Health

VIDEO: Southern California law enforcement lands at Children's Hospital
Loma Linda University Health
... for Kids Fly-In on Tuesday, Oct, 16. Five helicopters, more than 20 motorcycle officers, four SWAT trucks, and multiple other police vehicles took over the north lawn of the campus with a motorcade of sirens and flashing lights all for patients at ...

Qatar donates $2.5M to reopen Texas hospital that closed in 2015
Becker's Hospital Review
The country of Qatar provided Texas with $30 million to be used toward Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Now, part of the funding will be used to reopen Houston-based Riverside General Hospital, which closed in 2015, according to Houston Public Media.

Children's Hospitals Again Cry For Help From Voters. But Are They Really Hurting?
HealthLeaders Media
Back in 2004, California's children's hospitals asked voters to approve a $750 million bond measure to help fund construction and new medical equipment. In 2008, they asked for $980 million more. Now they're hoping voters will agree on Nov. 6 to cough ...

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