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Mission Hospital in Orange County Fined $50,000 For Giving Newborn Baby Morphine–Lawsuit Filed By Parents by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 16 Aug 2010 3:50pm The morphine was prescribed for the mother and by mistake the drug was given to the newborn baby.  This is an odd one as I think it’s very rare that a newborn would be given morphine but it must have been busy on the floor that day.  According to the article the baby was given the shot while being held by the mother. The corrective action ... Read on »
Fund charity care mission by filling hospital beds by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 26 Apr 2012 9:38am by Rob Turner Continuing our three-part series on reasons for filling beds, I recall my early days of healthcare administration when the debate was always robust concerning margin versus mission. Clearly these concepts are not mutually exclusive. As you'll remember, there are three levels of buy-in that must be ingrained in our orga ... Read on »
How are we rewarding hospitals pursuing charitable missions? by Action for Better Healthcare Patient Expert Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 6:45pm In a December 12 article, The Wall Street Journal highlights Mount Sinai Hospital, located in one of the toughest neighborhoods of Chicago’s West Side, as it pursues its charitable mission amidst a precarious financial situation. The hospital is a great example of what “healthcare for all” really means, providing “all patients, rich or poor, the ... Read on »
10 Ways Medicine Will Change in the Next 10 Years–Hospital CEO by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 10 Oct 2010 11:33pm This is from a list a CEO of a major hospital in Orange County and looks to be pretty accurate, except that there’s many other facilities that may challenge them on innovation and being the most advanced facility, but that’s marketing today.  BD Reporter Erika I. Ritchie got these 10 notions on the future of healthcare from Peter Bas ... Read on »
Mission is a part of the St. Jos ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:17pm Mission is a part of the St. Joseph hospital system and from looking at the Best Upon Request website, they are not the fist hospital who has enabled the concierge service.  The best part of the service is that is complimentary.  I can see this evolving fast as family members are rushed today with schedules to keep and other family demands.  ... Read on »
Desperate Hospitals – February 2009 Update by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 19 Feb 2009 5:29pm Here is this months listings of hospitals either laying off, closing selling, bankruptcy, or cutting back in order to survive.  This is from news around the web this month.   If  I missed any, please feel free to let me know.  The related reading has additional posts from the recent past and a few other individual stories.  BD  A couple of the ... Read on »
Hospital Lay Offs Coming Around Again… by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 29 Aug 2013 3:12am Here’s a few of what’s been in the news the last few days… Baptist in Memphis is laying off 61 employees… Mission Hospital in Asheville is laying off somewhere around 70 employees and they hope to keep it at less than that number… Big lay off of 500 employees in the Washington state area with PeaceHealth , and you guessed it right, t ... Read on »
CDPH Issues 12 Penalties to California Hospitals by CA Dept of Public Health Posted Thu 20 Dec 2012 3:05am The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued 12 penalties today to California hospitals along with fines totaling $785,000 after investigations found the facilities’ noncompliance with licensing requirements caused, or was likely to cause, serious injury or death to patients. The following hospitals received penalties: 1.  Kaise ... Read on »
Billy Graham Hospitalized by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Thu 12 May 2011 12:09am I heard in a quick update on the news that Rev. Graham Was hospitalized. With suffering from a severe headache yesterday myself the first think I feared was shunt failure. To remind some of you if you don't remember for several years doctors thought Rev. Graham had Parkinson when later it was found he had normal pressure Reverend Billy Graham ... Read on »
CDPH Issues $850,000 in Penalties to California Hospitals by CA Dept of Public Health Posted Wed 07 Dec 2011 11:27am The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced today that 14 California hospitals have been assessed administrative penalties after it was determined the facilities’ noncompliance with licensing requirements caused, or was likely to cause, serious injury or death to patients. The following hospitals received penalties: 1.  Fres ... Read on »