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  • Stratford Gym Is A Memorial To A Young Athlete

    Stratford Gym Is A Memorial To A Young Athlete
                  After the tragic death of Erin Babieanu , who died during a fatal car accident in Jamaica when her taxi hit an oncoming truck which instantly killed the driver and seriously  injured the others in the vehicle. Erin Marie Babieanu died due...
  • U. of C. nurses to strike April 30

    U. of C. nurses to strike April 30
    National Nurses United said Friday it has called for a one-day strike April 30 against University of Chicago Medicine. Jan Rodolfo, the union's Midwest director, said no significant movement has been made on sticking issues. The strike notice was...
  • Report: Delays, staffing shortages at Maryland VA medical centers

    The Veterans Health Administration medical center in Cecil County was so understaffed that at one point, federal investigators report, three doctors were caring for 5,000 patients. "I am not able to think of any acceptable or practical way to do all that...
  • Bill would make Catholic hospitals tell patients about options elsewhere

     Bill would make Catholic hospitals tell patients about options elsewhere
    A measure before Illinois lawmakers would require Roman Catholic hospitals to tell patients they can go elsewhere for birth control, certain medical procedures and other health care choices that violate church teachings. The proposal would amend the...
  • Lawsuit claims IU Health, midwifery practice risked lives

    A federal whistleblower lawsuit says IU Health and midwifery practice HealthNet defrauded the government of millions of dollars, and put low-income pregnant women at risk. The Indianapolis Star (http://indy.st/1basocT ) reports the suit accuses IU Health...
  • Few Chicago-area hospitals shine in government's new patient star ratings

       Few Chicago-area hospitals shine in government's new patient star ratings
    The federal government has adopted a new patient satisfaction metric to rate the nation's hospitals, awarding each institution one to five stars after synthesizing the responses to consumer surveys. In Illinois, the Chicago area stood out for having...
  • No Maryland hospital gets five stars under new federal rating system

    No Maryland hospital gets five stars under new federal rating system
    No Maryland hospital, not even world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital, earned a top score under a new, simplified ranking system for patient satisfaction released Thursday by federal health care authorities. The new system — which assigns one to...
  • Leslie Simmons: Hospital improving for the future

    In the weeks since Carroll Hospital Center finalized our partnership agreement with LifeBridge Health, I have been asked by many inside and outside the hospital what it means, what will change and how things will improve. My first response is this: I am...
  • Parkinson's caregivers need to take care of selves too

    In my last article, I discussed the signs, symptoms and consequences of Parkinson's disease. Much like many other degenerative neurologic processes, Parkinson's presents many challenges to the person affected and to the caregivers as well. The focus...
  • Fraud case highlights closure of rural Texas hospitals

    Access to medical care has long been a dilemma for rural Americans. In some pockets of Texas, the problem has grown even worse after a doctor's Medicaid and Medicare fraud scheme decimated a chain of rural medical centers that provided health care not...
  • Finally, Congress OKs bill reshaping Medicare doctors' fees

    Conservatives hated that it's expected to swell federal deficits over the coming decade. Liberals complained that it shortchanged health programs for children and women. But after years of complaints and failed efforts, huge majorities of both parties in...