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Hurricane Maria Damages Dominica's Main Hospital, Leaves 'War Zone' Conditions
NBCNews.com
Hurricane Maria left medical facilities on Dominica "worse than in a war zone," according to the country's leader. The Caribbean island's main hospital has been without power since the Category 5 storm hit late Monday, killing at least 15 and injuring ...

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HuffPost

A Hospital Crisis Is Killing Rural Communities. This State Is 'Ground Zero.'
HuffPost
After the Lower Oconee Community Hospital shut down in June 2014, other mainstays of the community followed. The bank and the pharmacy in the small town of Glenwood shuttered. Then the only grocery store in all of Wheeler County closed in the middle ...
A Third of Rural Hospitals in Danger of ClosingAgWeb

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

UPMC scraps plans for South Fayette hospital
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
UPMC has dropped its plan to build a 90-bed hospital in South Fayette and will start over in its search for a place to build an acute care hospital in the South Hills. UPMC spokeswoman Gloria Kreps said Thursday that the health system had withdrawn ...

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STAT

Another health care deadline looms: Payments to safety net hospitals due to expire next week
STAT
TLANTA — Drive around this city long enough, and you'll see the billboards that have become a staple of the skyline. They read: Atlanta can't live without Grady. For many here, that's indeed the case. Grady Memorial Hospital, a safety net hospital ...

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BBC News

Papworth Hospital granted royal title by Queen
BBC News
One of Europe's leading heart and lung hospitals - Papworth - has been granted a royal title by the Queen. The hospital near Cambridge, which carried out heart surgery on the Duke of Edinburgh in 2011, will become Royal Papworth Hospital. The UK's ...

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Nurse charged with stealing pain medication from Minn. VA hospital ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
A nurse at Minnesota's Veterans Affairs Medical Center has been charged with regularly stealing pain medications over a six-month period from the hospital last ...

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The Root

Hospital Workers Fired for Using Black Babies as Snapchat Puppets
The Root
Take, for example, the two naval junior corpsmen who were fired from a hospital after posting images and video of themselves playing with black babies, making them “dance” and insulting the newborns on Snapchat because ... I mean ... some people are ...



The Denver Post

Colorado hospitals owed millions from state; officials worried they will have to turn away needy patients
The Denver Post
Hospitals across Colorado are waiting on millions of dollars in reimbursements after the state Medicaid department went live with a new technology system six months ago, the situation growing so dire that hospital officials say they are concerned they ...

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Seattle Times

Washington AG sues Olympia hospital over inadequate charity care
Seattle Times
Capital Medical Center in Olympia is the second hospital that Attorney General Bob Ferguson says unlawfully held back charity care from patients. Ferguson filed a similar complaint against a Tacoma hospital.
Washington state sues for-profit Olympia hospital over charity careKOMO News

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NCAA.com

Iowa football: Fans wave to children's hospital in Hawkeyes' newest ...
NCAA.com
Iowa started a new tradition of waving to a nearby children's hospital at the end of the first quarter during Hawkeye home games.

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