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New York Post

Man found dead in river wearing hospital garb
New York Post
The body of 56-year-old Randy Fabian was found still wearing hospital socks and had heart monitor pads stuck to the chest when kayakers saw the body Sept. 16 tangled in branches along the shoreline of the Schuylkill River. The Berks County coroner ...

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HuffPost

A Hospital Crisis Is Killing Rural Communities. This State Is 'Ground ...
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 ...

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Orlando Sentinel

Hurricane Maria Damages Dominica's Main Hospital, Leaves 'War Zone' Conditions
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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 ...
Hurricane Maria at Puerto Rico's biggest pediatric hospital: Preparation, panic and now waitingOrlando Sentinel

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ESPN

Injured Brewers minor leaguer Julio Mendez moved to Venezuelan hospital
ESPN
MILWAUKEE -- Brewers minor leaguer Julio Mendez, who was seriously hurt after being hit in the chest by a pitch last month, has been moved to a hospital in his home country of Venezuela. Brewers general manager David Stearns says Mendez remains in ...

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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.
State sues Capital Medical Center, alleging it denied charity careThe Olympian
Washington state sues for-profit Olympia hospital over charity careKOMO News

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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

Payments to safety net hospitals at risk of expiring next week
STAT
Unless Congress acts, Disproportionate Share Hospitals payments are slated to expire on October 1 — which would affect safety net hospitals most.

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Injured Brewers minor leaguer moved to Venezuelan hospital
FOXSports.com
Brewers general manager David Stearns says Mendez remains in critical but stable condition at the Venezuelan hospital after being moved at the request of his family. The Brewers say that Mendez suffered a cardiac event after getting hit by the pitch ...

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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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Auburn Citizen

Union blasts Auburn Community Hospital over staffing, contract
Auburn Citizen
"This hospital is safe and the staff cares and management cares," he said. "But we want nothing but the best for the people that come to this hospital. ... We need to increase the numbers and make sure that patient safety and staffing is our main ...


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