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  • Cedarbrook workers remain focused on job

    Cedarbrook workers remain focused on job
    During a time of continued discussion regarding Cedarbrook nursing home, it is my hope that the amazing accomplishments of the staff of the South Whitehall Township and Fountain Hill sites are acknowledged and outlined. Recently, the nursing...
  • Judge says Rauner former firm not responsible for nursing home fraud

     Judge says Rauner former firm not responsible for nursing home fraud
    A federal bankruptcy judge said Tuesday that Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner's former investment firm won't be held responsible for a scheme to avoid liability in costly nursing home death lawsuits. In a tentative ruling in the case designed to prod the...
  • Flu season hitting hard, especially in suburban schools

    Flu season hitting hard, especially in suburban schools
    The reports from school districts have rolled in daily to Chicago-area health departments, and the graphs on the weekly influenza charts are soaring upward. Flu season has arrived, earlier than usual and packing a punch that has sent hundreds of...
  • Nursing home exec accused of stealing $12K from patient, 79

    Nursing home exec accused of stealing $12K from patient, 79
    A nursing home executive was arrested on suspicion of stealing $12,466 from a dementia patient in a Fort Lauderdale facility, the Florida attorney general's office said. Cathy Hanna, 42, of Fort Lauderdale, former director of admissions at Harbor Beach...
  • Legionnaires' case confirmed in Middle River nursing home

    Legionnaires' case confirmed in Middle River nursing home
    The Baltimore County health department said Friday it is monitoring for Legionnaires' disease at Oakwood Care Center, a 130-bed nursing home in Middle River, after one case was confirmed. Legionnaires' disease is a kind of pneumonia caused by bacteria...
  • Medical errors in U.S. hospitals fall

    Medical errors in U.S. hospitals fall
    Hospitals nationwide are making fewer mistakes in treating patients, sparing 50,000 lives and saving $12 billion in health spending over the past three years, according to a new analysis of billing data by federal health officials. The report from the...
  • Nurse is accused of stealing almost $3K in jewels from patient

    A nurse in Palm Beach Gardens is accused of stealing $2,800 worth of jewelry from the woman for whom she was hired to care, according to police. Palm Beach Gardens police arrested Catherine Kyrkostas, 63, Monday after the woman she was hired to care...
  • Art Basel Miami Beach: Park, look and listen

    Art Basel Miami Beach: Park, look and listen
    If anything is missing from Art Basel Miami Beach, the big smashup of people, prestigious paintings, lowbrow graffiti and international tourism, it's a little "therapy." That word belongs to Alex Gartenfeld, chief curator of the debuting Institute of...
  • The Planner

    The Planner
    Business events in South Florida. This week Dec. 8 Holiday Business Expo, 5-8 p.m., Embassy Suites, 661 NW. 53rd St., Boca Raton. Presented by Biz to Biz Networking. Visit biztobiznetworking.com. Dec. 9 Planned Giving Council, 7:30 a.m., Tower...
  • To our readers

    To our readers
    The names this year are familiar: Agora, FutureCare, McDonogh School, Praxis Engineering Technologies, Glass Jacobson, Archbishop Spalding High School. Those organizations and a handful of others earned a spot on The Baltimore Sun's list of the region's...
  • Four Nursing Homes Fined, One Following A Resident's Death

    Four Connecticut nursing homes have been fined by the state Department of Public Health following injuries and falls, including one fall that later resulted in a resident's death. Avon Health Center was fined $1,090 because of two incidents. On March 14,...