Hospital financing in black and white

During our training as doctors, we have rotated by protection-web hospitals, elite educational health care centers, and private clinics. The assets for affected person treatment and convenience ended up sumptuous in some amenities, spartan in some others. The variances were being typically night and working day or, as we quantified in a later on assessment, black and white: we cared for far far more white individuals at extremely resourced services and quite a few a lot more Black individuals and other patients of shade at all those with less resources.

While the 1964 Civil Legal rights Act forbade hospitals

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MDH finds proposed Fairview Health Services and Acadia Healthcare mental health hospital in the public interest

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The Minnesota Division of Health and fitness (MDH) has observed that transferring ahead with a new, absolutely free-standing psychological health hospital in Saint Paul is in the general public fascination owing to a deficiency of inpatient psychological wellness beds. Regardless of this conclusion, MDH acknowledged substantial problems about the new facility as proposed.

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Fairview Well being Providers and Acadia Healthcare have fashioned a partnership to finance and operate a new facility accredited for 144 inpatient beds at the previous Bethesda Hospital site in St. Paul.

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Maimonides Hospital Power Struggle Boils Over as Patients Young and Old Endure ‘Traumatizing’ Care

On one side are allegations of mismanagement, self-enrichment and poor performance putting Brooklyn residents in danger.

On the other is a dismissal of these complaints as a disinformation campaign — spread by mailers, leaflets and on social media — meant to disparage the quality of care.

In politics, this would be business as usual.

But this fight is happening over Maimonides Medical Center — Brooklyn’s largest safety-net hospital, in Borough Park.

Caught in the middle of the drama that’s been unfolding publicly since February are patients at the 700-bed facility and their family members, some of whom shared horrible recent

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Don’t let hospital care at home shrivel when the pandemic ends

During surges of Covid-19, providing hospital-level care in the home was a good alternative to receiving care in hospitals strained by historic staffing shortages and populated by people infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the disease. Rather than fading away with the pandemic, this form of care needs to be seen as an integral part of health care in the United States.

Hospital-level care in the home is delivering remarkable results. People with complex diseases such as sepsis, pneumonia, and congenital heart disease, who required admission to a hospital only a few years ago can — and

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Dr. Denise Howard Named Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital | Newsroom

NEW YORK (May 13, 2022)—Dr. Denise Howard, a leading obstetrician and gynecologist who specializes in gynecologic surgery and women’s reproductive health, has been appointed chief of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, effective May 1. She is also an assistant professor of clinical obstetrics and gynecology and vice chair in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Weill Cornell Medicine.  

In her new role, Dr. Howard will enhance Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital’s full spectrum of world-class women’s health services in Brooklyn, providing patients with convenient access to exceptional care and

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As hospital systems grow in CT, rural patients lose services

This is the second in a two-part series examining the consequences of the consolidation of hospital systems through mergers and acquisitions. Last Sunday: How rising health care costs weigh on CT small businesses and nonprofits.

On a Sunday evening in February, Bea Trotta’s 94-year-old mother started having trouble breathing at her home in the northwestern corner of the state. She felt exhausted.

An ambulance drove her 30 minutes to the nearest emergency room, at Sharon Hospital, where she was diagnosed with congestive heart failure. Her heart wasn’t pumping enough blood to keep her body functioning.

When Trotta arrived at the

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Unsung heroes that support patient care: Hospital couriers

From the frontlines of clinical care to everything that happens behind the scenes, it takes a team of professionals to keep a hospital operating on all cylinders. At Pardee UNC Health Care, the hospital is made up of more than just those who provide direct patient care and without whom the hospital would not be able to function.

Hundreds of patients coming in and out of the hospital every week create a need for people like Mark Holliday — a courier and delivery driver. He is responsible for transporting supplies such as IV fluids, masks, gloves, garbage bags, patient gowns,

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Newport Hospital obstetrician tips to stay healthy while pregnant

Emily G. Blosser, MD, PhD

Many women have questions about diet and exercise during pregnancy. It is important to understand how your needs change so you can optimize your energy and your baby’s development.

Let’s start with nutrition and the role of vitamins. A daily prenatal vitamin is the first step to ensure you have the vitamins and minerals your baby needs. These are sold over the counter, but your doctor may also prescribe them.

There are a few things to consider. One is when you should begin taking a prenatal vitamin. It can actually be beneficial to start before

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Maui hospital visitor policy updated: two visitors allowed in most patient care areas

April 21, 2022, 7:50 AM HST

Maui Memorial Medical Center. (2022) PC: Wendy Osher

Updated policy allows two visitors per patient

Maui Memorial Medical Center has updated its visitor policy, effective immediately, now allowing for two visitors per patient, per day for a maximum of two hours a day. The new visitor policy is in effect between noon and 6 p.m. within most patient care areas. Exceptions are noted below.

The updated visitor policy is an increase from previous restrictions that allowed for only one visitor.

All eligible visitors (12 years of age and older) regardless of vaccination status, will

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