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“The Waiting Room”–Documentary of Highland Hospital Emergency Room in Oakland, California–Where Insuranc by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 26 Sep 2012 1:45am The film is coming our and will start showing this week.  Highland Hospital is a public hospital and the last resort for care for many.  Again this week I heard that Romney stated this is the answer for the uninsured but as you know there are fewer public hospitals than we used to have.  They have an average of 250 patients every day and someti ... Read on »
Kaiser Permanente Opens New Hospital in Oakland by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 05 Jul 2014 6:15am This is hospital number two of three new hospitals to be opened by Kaiser in California this year.  For a non-profit Kaiser sits on a lot of money like around $21 billion folks get upset over that so I guess building hospitals might burn through some of it.  Just a month or so ago a new hospital opened in San Leandro.  The cash issue also gets ... Read on »
U.S. News Ranks Valley Presbyterian Hospital & Providence Tarzana Hospital Among Best Hospitals in Los Angeles by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 04 Apr 2011 7:05pm Valley Presbyterian Hospital and Providence Tarzana Hospital were ranked today among the top hospitals in the Greater Los Angeles Area by U.S. News & World Report’s new Best Hospitals metro area rankings. The magazine ranked the top 50 hospitals in the Los Angeles-Orange County metropolitan area – as well as hospitals in other large metro areas ... Read on »
Century City Hospital In West LA To Get a New Life, A Rehab Hospital Investment For UCLA and Cedar Sinai Hospitals by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 03 Dec 2013 3:11am This hospital has been closed since 2008 and was one of the hospitals that catered to the stars and if you saw the Bucket List, part of the movie were filmed there.  You can read back where the hospital went bankrupt in 2008 as the doctors that converted the hospital to it’s state of the art facility could not get any investors to keep it going ... Read on »
Protesters Show Up at New York Interfaith Hospital, Ambulances Stopped From Coming to Hospital, CEO Gets Fires as Hospital Hangs by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 17 Jan 2014 11:37pm If you watch the video here the hospital did get some money to stay open until March from the the State of New York; however the hospital board refused to turn over the operations to another hospital so the CEO has to stop ambulance services.  Protesters showed up and then CEO was fired.  The state Dormitory Authority still has to work out the ... Read on »
CMS Rejects Louisiana Hospital Privatization Financing For Six Hospitals - Problem Is That The Hospital and Financing Plans Are by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 03 May 2014 12:38pm We can of course expect an appeal here as we don’t know the exact details for the denial here other than it does not meet Federal standards so was this some type of data base check list, were there errors, who reviewed it actually, was it CMS machine learning technologies that made such a decision?  There’s lots more to it. It’s scary in ... Read on »
Medicare Hospital Compare Process At Hospital Compare–HHS Gov–Sample Search With 3 Southern California Hospitals by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 24 Oct 2010 3:01pm I have seen a lot of press of late so today I decided to take a run at this with some sample searches and compared 3 hospitals, all very different, one owned by Tenet, one recently take over by Memorial Care and one owned by Prime.  Not as a patient but otherwise have been inside the doors of all 3 of these facilities.  Here’s the group below ... Read on »
Hospital…Hospital…Hospital… by patientanonymous Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 06 Nov 2012 12:00am I made some Tweets tonight but I don’t know who saw them, who cares, but I’ll bring anyone who’s interested up to date. Crisis.  But hanging on with dental floss right now? The day before today, neuro lowered my Clobazam despite my seizures getting worse (not to mention the accompanying psych and emo ... Read on »
Transforming US hospitals - The McKinsey Quarterly - us hospitals compete - Health Care - Hospitals by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 7:17pm Transforming US hospitals - The McKinsey Quarterly - us hospitals compete - Health Care - Hospitals: "US hospitals are under siege. Their operating model once was simple: amass—under one expensive roof—powerful technologies, skilled physicians working at arm’s length, and a volume of patients sufficient to leverage enormous fixed costs. Now, howeve ... Read on »
Fortis Hospitals Bangalore(formerly Wockhardt Hospitals) is amongst the World's Best Hospitals for Medical Tourists by Sumit Posted Thu 21 Jan 2010 3:31am The Bangkok based Medical Travel Quality Alliance (MTQUA) which promotes standards and practices for medical traveler's has recognized Fortis Hospitals,Bangalore(formerly Wockhardt Hospitals) as the most preferred destination in the world for medical tourists from America. The hospital was ranked # 1 in the first list of the top 10 world's best hos ... Read on »