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Gizmodo

Ketamine Relieved Suicidal Thoughts Within Hours in Hospital Study
Gizmodo
When it comes to preventing suicide, true breakthroughs are hard to come by. The overall rate of suicide in the U.S. has increased since the turn of the millennium, reaching a 30-year-high in 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control and ...

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Bloomington Pantagraph

Rise in flu cases prompts hospital visitor restrictions | Local News ...
Bloomington Pantagraph
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that people get a flu shot, wash their hands and cover their coughs and sneezes as flu activity picks up. Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln and its three sister hospitals announced ...

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Seattle Times

Time to dig into management problems at Western State Hospital
Seattle Times
The hospital also falls short when it comes to monitoring its own operations and how well it meets quality-of-care standards, according to the federal survey. That leaves the hospital more likely to lurch from one crisis to another, instead of ...



New ER opens at Gouverneur Hospital
WatertownDailyTimes.com
GOUVERNEUR — Gouverneur Hospital opened its new emergency room Thursday after years of planning and months of renovation. “We've been in charge of this hospital for about four years now, and it was clear this was one of the biggest needs,” said David ...



Sun Sentinel

Report: Profits for Broward's two public hospital systems going opposite ways
Sun Sentinel
The overall profit of $15.9 million for Broward Health — formally called North Broward Hospital District — was based on revenue of $872 million for a margin of 1.8 percent. Its net profit in 2016 was nearly a 50 percent drop from the $31.5 million ...



NJ.com

Hard drive possibly containing hospital patient data sold online
NJ.com
Birth dates, medications, medical record numbers, patient names and other data of people who were treated at Chilton Medical Center in Pompton Plains may have been stored on a hard drive that was improperly sold online, the facility said in a statement ...



WDRB

Norton Children's Hospital opens 'Santa's Shop' so patients can shop for Christmas
WDRB
(WDRB) -- It's hard to shop for Christmas when you're in the hospital, so Norton Children's Hospital has found a way to make it more convenient. "Santa's Shop" at Norton Children's Hospital allows patients to shop for Christmas gifts for family members ...
Christmas wishes delivered to Delaware's children's hospital by police carsThe News Journal
Santa's Shop lets hospital patients get gifts for familyWLKY Louisville

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WFAA

Baylor Scott & White to close Texas hospital, affecting 711 jobs
Becker's Hospital Review
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Garland (Texas), part of Dallas-based Baylor Scott & White Health, will close in early 2018. The 113-bed hospital will stop admitting new patients Feb. 16, 2018, and the facility's last day of operations will be Feb ...
Baylor Garland hospital to close in FebruaryWFAA

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Group opposes hospital merger
The Salem News
BEVERLY — A newly formed coalition is opposing the proposed hospital merger led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Lahey Health, saying the plan will raise costs for everyone and hurt communities of color in particular. In a letter to the ...
Community activists band together against hospital mergerThe Daily News of Newburyport

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Healthcare IT News

Virginia Hospital Center's secret to a smooth Epic EHR rollout: Staff satisfaction
Healthcare IT News
And Virginia Hospital Center, based in Arlington, Virginia, knows firsthand how much simpler a project of that scope can be when staff is on board. "We're in the middle of an implementation of Epic, so we try to be fair to employees," said Virginia ...


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