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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...
  • Public agency serves vets better: Front Burner

    In his second inaugural address in 1865, Abraham Lincoln urged the nation "to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan." Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs provides free health care to more than 6.2 million...
  • Routine physical leads to insurance payment pain

    Routine physical leads to insurance payment pain
    Mary Klinefelter's Golden Rule Insurance Co. health plan said it would pay 100 percent of the costs associated with routine physical exams. Just to be sure, the Orland Park resident called Golden Rule on Oct. 1 and asked what constituted a "routine...
  • Training Essential With New Medical Gear

    Regarding the article "Nurse Sues St. Francis Over Losing Job" [Aug. 16, Connecticut]: As a retired nurse with experience in nursing administration and education, I can address nursing practice and a hospital's responsibility for safe patient care....
  • University of Illinois Hospital nurses vote to authorize strike

    University of Illinois Hospital nurses voted by a wide margin to authorize a strike if their union and the West Side hospital system are unable to come to terms on a new contract by late September. The nurses, members of the Illinois Nurses...
  • Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, Cadence Health finalize merger

    Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, Cadence Health finalize merger
    Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Cadence Health have finalized their plan to combine, creating a health system with four acute-care hospitals, 1,600 inpatient beds and a medical staff of more than 4,000 physicians. The merger, approved...
  • Medicaid payouts for office visits may influence cancer screening: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In states where Medicaid pays doctors higher fees for office visits, Medicaid beneficiaries are more likely to be screened for breast, cervical or colorectal cancer, according to a new study. "States tend to vary in...
  • Nurses threaten strike over wages at University of Illinois Hospital

    Nurses threaten strike over wages at University of Illinois Hospital
    Nurses at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System are seeking a 21.5 percent wage increase over three years, a hike hospital administrators said would cost the system $20 million. With the West Side academic medical center and...
  • UConn, Middlesex Hospital Receive Grant For Geriatric Care Study

    MIDDLETOWN — The University of Connecticut School of Nursing and Middlesex Hospital are beginning a three-year geriatric care and research program in Middlesex County with a $1.4 million federal grant. Through outreach to the aging population in...
  • Nurses should bill separately from hospitals and physicians [Letter]

    The dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing recently claimed that "today, nurses are full partners and leaders in the heath care process" ("This is not crazy; this is nursing," Aug. 18). But if that's so, why are nurses (primarily a female...
  • Care aides get little to no training for life-and-death tasks

    Teri Sernett stood frozen in fear in the living room of the east St. Paul, Minn., home. Her patient, an elderly quadriplegic man she had just met, gasped for air, his throat blocked and his eyes rolled back. Nothing in Sernett's one hour of training as a...