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  • Death-with-dignity movement springs back to life in California

    Death-with-dignity movement springs back to life in California
    Seventeen years ago, Oregon became the first of five states to offer what became known as death with dignity. Now a renewed effort is underway to add California to the list. Past attempts have failed here, but Compassion & Choices, the nonprofit...
  • Former 'Seaside' Sanatorium To Become State Park

    Former 'Seaside' Sanatorium To Become State Park
    A long debate over what the state should do with a 32-acre former tuberculosis sanatorium on the shore of Long Island Sound ended Tuesday with Gov. Dannel Malloy's announcement that the "Seaside" property will become a state park. Malloy said the...
  • Ex-Rauner partner: GTCR didn't know actual buyer in nursing home deal

    Ex-Rauner partner: GTCR didn't know actual buyer in nursing home deal
    If Bruce Rauner’s investment firm had known it was selling a troubled nursing-home company to an unaware old man it would have “put the brakes on the deal,” a former colleague of the candidate testified today in a Florida bankruptcy...
  • Rauner blames Quinn for DCFS child deaths

    Rauner blames Quinn for DCFS child deaths
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner today said he blames Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn for the deaths of child-abuse victims whose families previously had contact with the state’s child-welfare agency. “Yes,” Rauner said when asked...
  • Hospitals Required To Tell Patients Of Observation Care Status

    Starting Wednesday, a new state law requires Connecticut hospitals to tell all patients when they are being kept in the hospital for observation instead of being admitted and to warn them about the financial consequences. Anyone who goes to the...
  • Rauner chain hit for Ohio campaign donations

    Rauner chain hit for Ohio campaign donations
    Executives of a nursing home chain owned by Bruce Rauner's investment firm made banned campaign contributions to Ohio lawmakers in 2003 and then improperly billed Medicaid for reimbursement of the donations, according to court records in the company's...
  • Lehigh Valley nursing homes cited for violations

    Lehigh Valley nursing homes cited for violations
    After reading the allegations last month about problems with care at a national nursing home chain, I decided it was time to check how the nursing homes in the Lehigh Valley have been performing. I looked at every state Department of Health inspection...
  • L.A. nursing home fined, cited after death of resident

    The California Department of Public Health cited a North Hollywood nursing home after investigators found that staff mistakes caused a resident to choke -- and eventually die -- after being given medication mixed into applesauce. Windsor Gardens...
  • Omega Healthcare strikes $3 billion stock deal for Chicago trust Aviv

    Omega Healthcare strikes $3 billion stock deal for Chicago trust Aviv
    Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. could become a $10 billion company under a deal the Hunt Valley-based owner of skilled nursing and assisted-living facilities announced Friday to acquire Chicago-based Aviv REIT Inc. The companies struck a stock-for-...
  • Chicago nursing home owner Aviv to be bought for $3 billion

    Chicago-based nursing home owner Aviv REIT is being acquired by a Maryland competitor in a $3 billion stock deal. Aviv shareholders will receive the equivalent of $34.97 in Omega Healthcare Investors stock for each Aviv share. Aviv stock closed Thursday...
  • State inadequately investigates nursing home complaints, audit finds

    The California Department of Public Health has failed to effectively investigate nursing home complaints, a state audit released Thursday found, with a total of 11,000 unresolved complaints in its system. The department, which is responsible for...