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Inside the New York hospital hackers took down for six weeks
CBS News
The medical industry is the new No. 1 target for hackers. Almost all U.S. health care organizations have reported at least one cyberattack. The largest American hospital hacked this year was a 550-bed facility in Buffalo. On average, hackers can sell ...

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New York Times

The Night the Oxygen Ran Out in an Indian Hospital
New York Times
GORAKHPUR, India — It was around 6 a.m. last Friday, said Mohamed Jahid — the father of a very sick little girl being treated at a government hospital — when the oxygen stopped. The situation was desperate, but the parents of children in the ...
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ReliefWeb

South Sudan: Angry man with gun in hand terrifies a hospital
ReliefWeb
Rita Dominic Kiyawa tells her story as if it happened yesterday, even though four years have passed since the attack on Wau Teaching Hospital (WTH), where she has been working as a nurse since 1989. She likes her job, but after witnessing an attack ...

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ACA Round-Up: Hospital Nonprofit Status, ACA Nondiscrimination Litigation, And More
Health Affairs (blog)
American non-profit hospitals have long qualified for tax exempt status under federal law as “charitable” organizations. They are often afforded exempt status from state and local property, sales, and income tax under similar requirements. The ...

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Hospital to outsource patient billing
Gillette News Record
To improve bill collection rates and services, Campbell County Memorial Hospital will outsource all of its patient billing beginning in September, said CFO Dalton Huber. The hospital now works directly with patients and insurers to get them to pay ...



Fox News

The battle against hospital-acquired infections
Fox News
Some hospitals actually spend a lot of time, energy and money on getting rid of hospital-acquired infections. For instance, doctors and staff in England have been battling a hardy Japanese fungus called Candida auris in their hospitals since 2013 ...

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'Protect your eyes and drink lots of water' Hospital ready for eclipse crowds
Beatrice Daily Sun
Air Ambulance out of Crete will also be stationed at the hospital in case the need for an emergency transfer arises, and—with four transfers to larger hospitals the average—BCH has a private ambulance service contracted for any transfers needed for ...

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South Bend Tribune

Metro Homicide investigates apparent suicide at Memorial Hospital
South Bend Tribune
SOUTH BEND — A 52-year-old Mishawaka woman apparently jumped to her death from a parking garage at Memorial Hospital of South Bend this afternoon. St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Commander Tim Corbett said the death is being treated as a ...



Business briefs: Hospital receives honors
The Courier
Blanchard Valley Hospital has been recognized by the American College of Cardiology for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients with chest pain. The hospital was awarded Chest Pain Center Accreditation with primary percutaneous ...



Inquirer.net

Filipina nurse sues Hawaii hospital for discrimination
Inquirer.net
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii — A Filipino nurse is suing Kohala Hospital for alleged discrimination and a hostile work environment. Elvira Bagay, 44, a Filipino immigrant, claims she was denied a promotion to charge nurse last July. “The July, 28, 2016 denial ...


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