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nytimes.com - Jessica Silver-Greenberg - They Were Entitled to Free Care. Hospitals Hounded Them to Pay.
They Were Entitled to Free Care. Hospitals Hounded Them to Pay.
The New York Times

In 2018, senior executives at one of the country's largest nonprofit hospital chains, Providence, were frustrated. They were spending hundreds of millions of dollars providing free health care to patients. It was eating into their bottom line. The…

nytimes.com - Katie Thomas - How a Hospital Chain Used a Poor Neighborhood to Turn Huge Profits
How a Hospital Chain Used a Poor Neighborhood to Turn Huge Profits
The New York Times

RICHMOND, Va. — In late July, Norman Otey was rushed by ambulance to Richmond Community Hospital. The 63-year-old was doubled over in pain and babbling incoherently. Blood tests suggested septic shock, a grave emergency that required the…

globalnews.ca - Isaac Callan - Elderly woman struck by vehicle, taken to hospital in Toronto
Elderly woman struck by vehicle, taken to hospital in Toronto
Global News

A woman has been taken to a trauma centre after she was hit by a vehicle in Toronto. Story continues below advertisement In a tweet, Toronto police said they were called to the area of Islington and Cordova avenues for reports a pedestrian had been…

nj.com - Star-Ledger Guest Columnist - Saint Francis is more than a hospital, it's a healthcare beacon | Opinion
Saint Francis is more than a hospital, it's a healthcare beacon | Opinion
nj

Just like most Trentonians, I was blindsided by the news that Saint Francis Medical Center will be closing as it will be sold to Capital Health System in the coming months. The idea that our city's only religiously-affiliated hospital, which has…

seattletimes.com - KATIE THOMAS - They were entitled to free care. Hospitals hounded them to pay.
They were entitled to free care. Hospitals hounded them to pay.
The Seattle Times

In training materials obtained by the Times, members of the hospital staff were instructed how to approach patients and pressure them to pay. “Ask every patient, every time,” the materials said. Instead of using “weak”…

azfamily.com - AZFamily Digital News Staff - Man in hospital after rollover crash near I-10 in Buckeye Saturday morning
Man in hospital after rollover crash near I-10 in Buckeye Saturday morning
Arizona's Family

Published: Sep. 24, 2022 at 12:28 PM MST|Updated: 46 minutes ago BUCKEYE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - A man is in the hospital after a single-vehicle crash that happened just off Interstate 10 in Buckeye Saturday morning. Around 10:50 a.m., Maricopa County…

azfamily.com - Alexis Cortez - Man dead, 2 hospitalized after motorcycle crashes into SUV in Phoenix
Man dead, 2 hospitalized after motorcycle crashes into SUV in Phoenix
Arizona's Family

Published: Sep. 23, 2022 at 7:39 PM MST|Updated: 45 minutes ago PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Police say a man is dead and two others, including an 11-year-old boy, are in the hospital after a motorcycle crashed into an SUV in Phoenix on Friday night. The…

stuff.co.nz - Gareth Kiernan - Low-paid hospitality will struggle with persistent lack of workers
Low-paid hospitality will struggle with persistent lack of workers
Stuff

Gareth Kiernan is the ch ief forecaster for Infometrics. OPINION: The labour market's tightness over the last 18 months has become increasingly pervasive across all industries and regions. The record-low unemployment rate in the first half of 2022…

dailymail.co.uk - Rylan Clark planned to take his own life at psychiatric hospital
Rylan Clark planned to take his own life at psychiatric hospital
Mail Online

If you have been affected by anything in this article and need support call the Samaritans on 116 123 or email jo@samaritans.org Rylan Clark has sadly revealed that he planned on taking his own life during a stay at a psychiatric hospital so that…

thesun.co.uk - Jonathan Reilly - 1000s more immigrants to be let into UK as Truss to ease foreign worker rules
1000s more immigrants to be let into UK as Truss to ease foreign worker rules
The Sun

MANY thousands more immigrants will be let into Britain under Liz Truss' dash for growth plans. The PM and Home Office are planning to massively liberalise routes to allow foreign workers to move to the UK. They are expected to extend the number of…

thestar.com - Clarrie Feinstein - Hotel rates surge as revenue in hospitality sector expected to bounce back to pre-pandemic levels in 2023
Hotel rates surge as revenue in hospitality sector expected to bounce back to pre-pandemic levels in 2023
Toronto Star

Hotel rates are surging after travel roared back this summer. A room at Toronto's Annex Hotel cost on average $250 before the pandemic. Now, it's $300. “We saw a healthy rebound in normal guest behaviour during the second quarter, as more…

oregonlive.com - Guest Columnist | The Oregonian - Opinion: Oregon State Hospital workforce needs state's investment
Opinion: Oregon State Hospital workforce needs state's investment
oregonlive

David Lynch and Kimberly Gourley-Thoma Lynch is a mental health registered nurse at the Oregon State Hospital and president of AFSCME Local 3925. Gourley-Thoma is president of SEIU Sublocal 392. The staffing crisis at the Oregon State Hospital…

seacoastonline.com - ANNMARIE TIMMINS - Hospital beds are full - but not with COVID-19 patients
Hospital beds are full - but not with COVID-19 patients
Portsmouth Herald

When COVID-19 hospitalizations hit 433 in January, hospitals were so desperate for space they treated some patients in hallways and sent others to neighboring states. But even as the number of COVID-19 patients has plummeted, hospital beds remain…

timesleader.com - William O'Boyle - Pashinski, O'Mara introduce legislation to reform hospital closure process
Pashinski, O'Mara introduce legislation to reform hospital closure process
Times Leader

WILKES-BARRE — State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski Friday said when hospitals and health care facilities close or drastically reduce services with little or no notice, their patients, doctors, nurses, and staff suffer. Pashinski, D-Wilkes-Barre…

timesofsandiego.com - Debbie L. Sklar - SD County's COVID Hospitalizations Increase by 7 to 196 with 25 in ICUs
SD County's COVID Hospitalizations Increase by 7 to 196 with 25 in ICUs
Times of San Diego

The number of people in San Diego County hospitalized with COVID-19 increased by seven to 196, according to the latest state data released Saturday. Of those patients, 25 were in intensive care, with 238 ICU beds available. As the number of…

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