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As She Evacuated Patients From The Hospital, Her Home Burned
NPR
Julayne Smithson was working an overnight shift in the Intensive Care Unit at the Kaiser Permanente hospital in Santa Rosa, Calif., when massive wildfires started racing through the city late last Sunday. Smithson had no idea how close they were. She ...
Hospitals evacuated and many injured as wildfires ravage Northern CaliforniaCNN
Tubbs fire forces two hospitals to evacuateLos Angeles Times
Hospital Workers Evacuate Patients While Own Homes IgniteNBC New York

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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 ...



KABC-TV

Report of possibly armed man prompts hospital evacuation in Sylmar
KABC-TV
A report of a man with a gun prompted the evacuation of a hospital in Sylmar on Thursday morning, but no gunman was immediately found as deputies were searching the facility floor by floor, authorities said. Shortly before 10 a.m., the initial report ...
Reported Sighting Of Armed Man Prompts Evacuations At Sylmar HospitalCBS Los Angeles
Sylmar hospital evacuated after armed man confronts medical stafferLA Daily News
Lockdown Lifted at Medical Center in Sylmar After Nurse Reports Seeing Man With GunKTLA
CT Post -The San Luis Obispo Tribune
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STLtoday.com

Woman admits faking nursing credentials to work in hospital in St. Louis
STLtoday.com
LOUIS • A woman who spent months working as a nurse at a St. Louis hospital and teaching nursing a New Mexico college admitted on Thursday that she'd lied about her nursing credentials and work experience. Samantha Rivera, 36, pleaded guilty in U.S. ...
Woman admits faking nursing credentials to work in hospitalThe News Tribune

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AZCentral.com

Maryvale hospital to close on Dec. 18, Abrazo announces
AZCentral.com
Abrazo Community Health Network will close its Maryvale hospital in December, citing a decline in demand for care at the West Phoenix facility. The Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare-owned hospital, located at 51st and Campbell avenues, will not admit any ...

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Wall Street Journal

A US Navy Hospital Ship Was Sent to Puerto Rico—It's Barely Been Used
Wall Street Journal
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico—After Hurricane Maria ravaged this island, leaving most hospitals here without reliable power, the U.S. Navy sent a massive floating hospital to help fill gaps in the fragile health-care system. Hardly anyone has used it. The ...



AL.com

Former hospital employee charged with sex abuse of student in training
AL.com
A 37-year-old former hospital employee is facing a felony charge after authorities say he inappropriately touched a college student who was training at the medical facility. Paul Wesley Bradford is charged with first-degree sexual assault by forcible ...



Quartz

The “Black Monday” market crash 30 years ago today was so bad hospital admissions spiked
Quartz
In fact, the crash was so severe that it resulted in a spike in hospital admissions. Joseph Engelberg and Christopher A. Parsons from the University of California at San Diego published a paper last year in The Journal of Finance that looked to see if ...

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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 ...



WTOP

New website helps Md. patients find best prices on hospital visits
WTOP
“For example, our site will tell you what it costs to get a knee replacement at a hospital on the Eastern Shore.” Steffen said conversations involving money are absent far too often between doctors and patients. “When we visit our caregivers, we feel a ...


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