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Hospital gives children electric cars so they can drive themselves to operations
Children will now be able to drive themselves to the operating room at The Childrens Hospital at Leicester Royal Infirmary in England's East Midlands. "Surgery can be an extremely daunting time for most people, let alone a child," Julie Clerc, head ...

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Infectious diarrhea spores survive high temperatures of hospital laundering
Science Daily
Washing contaminated hospital bedsheets in a commercial washing machine with industrial detergent at high disinfecting temperatures failed to remove all traces of Clostridium difficile (C. difficile), a bacteria that causes infectious diarrhea ...

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Charlotte Observer

Healthcare rivalry heats up in Charlotte area with plans for two new hospitals
Charlotte Observer
Charlotte's two largest hospitals systems announced on Tuesday plans to each build another hospital in the metro area, citing rapid population growth across the region. They intend to spend an estimated $283.5 million on the projects. Atrium Health ...

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10 hospitals seeking CFOs
Becker's Hospital Review
Below are 10 hospitals and health systems that posted job listings seeking CFOs the last week. Note: This is not an exhaustive list. Jobs were compiled from online job-seeker websites. Hospitals and health systems are listed in alphabetical order. 1.

CBS Pittsburgh

'A True Legend': Children's Hospital Beloved 'Shoeshine Man' Dies At Age Of 76
CBS Pittsburgh
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The staff and families at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh are dealing with the loss of a beloved friend. Albert Lexie, also known as the “Shoeshine Man,” died Tuesday at the age of 76, the hospital confirms. He was from ...
Beloved Children's Hospital shoe shiner dies at age 76WPXI Pittsburgh
Shoe-shiner who raised $202K for UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh dies at 76Tribune-Review
Albert Lexie, longtime Children's Hospital shoe shiner beloved for his generosity, dies at 76WTAE Pittsburgh

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The Detroit News

Federal inspection underway at two DMC hospitals after dirty instruments complaint
The Detroit News
State investigators inspected Detroit Medical Center's Children's Hospital of Michigan as well as Harper University Hospital Tuesday in response to quality of care concerns raised by doctors. The allegations were made earlier this month after the DMC ...

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Hospital execs fail to reduce costs where needed, report says
Hospitals also need to examine their clinical variation, Robinson said. Before sharing utilization data with clinicians, he cautions systems to be sure it's real, actionable information, because they probably don't get the ears of physicians often. He ...

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Chicago Tribune

Chicago-area hospitals sending opioid overdose patients home with antidote
Chicago Tribune
Patients treated for opioid overdoses at two Oak Lawn hospitals are now leaving those facilities with medication that might save them the next time they overdose. Advocate Christ Medical Center and Advocate Children's Hospital recently started sending ...
Chicago area hospital sending overdose patients home with free Narcan kitsWGN-TV

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Bankrupt company says it could close Clarksdale hospital
Curae Health filed papers Friday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Nashville, Tennessee, saying Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale is losing so much money that it could pull down the bankrupt company before it can sell hospitals in ...


Tennessee State's Abercrombie moving to Atlanta hospital
Associated Press (press release) (blog)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State linebacker Christion Abercrombie will be discharged from Vanderbilt University Medical Center and transferred to an Atlanta facility as he continues his recovery from a serious head injury. School officials ...
TSU LB Christion Abercrombie set for hospital release247Sports
Injured TSU player to be discharged from Vanderbilt, transferred to Atlanta hospitalFOX13 Memphis
TSU's Abercrombie moving to Atlanta hospital for brain injury rehabWSMV Nashville

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