Nov. 23—TIFTON — Tift Regional Medical Center earned an “A” hospital safety rating from Leapfrog Group. “This national honor celebrates Tift Regional’s achievements in protecting hospital patients from preventable harm and error,” Southwell President and CEO Christopher K. Dorman said in a press release. TRMC is Southwell’s main hospital. “OurRead More →

Proposed by PeaceHealth PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center received an “A” in the fall 2022 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, an award recognizing the achievements of PeaceHealth St. Joseph in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is an independent, national watchdog organization committed to healthcareRead More →

Nurses in Joliet, Illinois in 2020 [Photo: WSWS] Pat Meade, treasurer of the St. Joseph Nurses Association and community liaison worker, with 35 years of hospital experience, told the World Socialist Website Wednesday Monday that a fourth nurse was suspended for defying emergency room orders at Ascension Saint Joseph MedicalRead More →

Sierra View Medical Center (SVMC) has begun implementing restrictions on respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and influenza (flu) to prevent the spread of these viruses to those most susceptible. SVMC will maintain visitation restrictions enforced for the safety of patients, visitors and staff until spring 2023 and will reassess again atRead More →

In 2013, nearly two years after Capital Health halted most medical services in Trenton for a new medical center in Hopewell, hospital officials made a big announcement. Mercer Medical Center had been sold to a buyer looking to turn the 650,000 square foot space into a health and wellness complex.Read More →

BROCKTON — The Massachusetts Nurses Association has filed a second complaint versus Good Samaritan Medical Center over unresolved understaffing issues at the hospital, the nurses’ union said. In October 2021, the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) organized a demonstration to raise awareness of the poor working conditions of nurses at theRead More →

MEDIA CONTACTS:Keziah Overseer, [email protected] Shannon McClendon, [email protected] SILVER SPRING, MD -The American Nurse Certification Center (ANCC) today announced that St. Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson, NJ has been awarded the 2022 ANCC Magnet Prize®. The award, sponsored by OracleCernerwas presented at the co-located ANCC 2022 National Conference® and theRead More →

Travis Miller, the founder of the PGA Memes Instagram account, has donated $1 million to the Children’s Medical Center Foundation to support the expansion of the hospital’s Plano campus. Foundation officials announced the donation Oct. 7. The foundation raises funds for Children’s Health, which operates hospital campuses in Plano andRead More →

Chickasaw Nation Medical Center received a five-star rating from a health care industry publication, establishing it as one of an elite group of national hospitals. The monthly publication, Becker’s Hospital Review, has published the elite review in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Overall Hospital Quality Star RatingsRead More →

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Genome Insight, a cancer whole genome platform company, is launching a pilot program at Ajou University Medical Center to test the use of whole genome sequencing (WGS) in routine cancer care. the cancer. Cancer patients at different stages of the treatment journey will be eligible to receive theRead More →

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (WBRC) – The Shelby County Baptist Medical Center in Alabaster creates a brand new cardiovascular unit allowing them to provide advanced cardiac care to patients. The unit will have 14 beds with six intensive care beds and eight emergency beds for patients facing serious life-threatening heart and vascularRead More →

BEDFORD, Ohio (WJW) — The city of Bedford continued its fight in court against University Hospitals’ decision to shut down its emergency department and inpatient services at Bedford Medical Facility, effectively closing the community hospital on Friday. On Tuesday, Judge Steven Gall of the Cuyahoga Court of Common Pleas suspendedRead More →

ADA, OK – Chickasaw Nation Medical Center (CNMC) has been awarded a five-star rating by Becker Hospital Review in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings for 2022. Twice in the past three years, CNMC has received a five-star rating. “We are committed toRead More →

ADA, Okla. (KXII) – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services awarded Chickasaw Nation Medical Center five stars in the Overall Hospital Quality Ranking. According to Wednesday’s press release, CNMC was given a five-star rating by an industry publication, establishing it as one of an elite group of national hospitals.Read More →

(ProNewsReport Editorial): – New York City, New York August 8, 2022 (Issuewire.com) – A prominent anesthesiologist, Dr. Preston works with patients at Sierra View Medical Center in Porterville, California. As a 167-bed, full-service acute care facility, Sierra View Medical Center is Porterville’s premier hospital and health care center. Located inRead More →

Children’s Hospital and Medical Center Appoints Abdalla Zarroug, MD, FACS, New Surgeon-in-Chief Children’s Hospital and Medical Center is pleased to announce that Abdalla Zarroug, MD, FACS, has been named Surgeon-in-Chief. Dr. Zarroug succeeds Paul Esposito, MD, who had been chief surgeon since January 2020 and retired this summer after 35Read More →

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Registered nurses at Steward Florida Medical Center in Lauderdale Lakes, Fla., will hold an information picket on July 29 to protest management’s refusal to address RN concerns about staff safety and health and safety standards. safety, the National Nurses United/NNOC (NNOC/NNU) announced today. Florida Medical Center nurses informed their employerRead More →

The Archdiocesan Social Pastoral (PSA) inaugurated its medical and dental center on the grounds of the Metropolitan Seminary of Asuncion, named after Pope Francis. It aims to provide the highest quality, reliable and timely health services, ensuring adequate human care for the most vulnerable. It will serve in a containerRead More →

EASTON – The University of Maryland’s Shore Medical Center in Easton was recently renamed for five years as the primary stroke center for the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems. “Our highly trained medical providers and clinicians strive to make our organization the regional leader in patient-centered care,” saidRead More →

The Missoula Community Medical Center reached halfway through its $13.4 million renovation to its emergency department this week. The project aims to expand and streamline access to emergency care at the medical center. It’s estimated to be finished next spring, chief operating officer Jim Gillhouse said. This week, Phase IRead More →

Maui Memorial Medical Center. (2022) PC: Wendy Osher Maui Memorial Medical Center has earned the prestigious Gold Plus Quality Achievement Awards from the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines® program for excellence in cardiac and stroke care. The Heart Failure Gold Plus and Stroke Gold Plus awards recognize MMMC’sRead More →

This program was extremely selective, with nearly 200 applications submitted for the first cohort. The first cohort runs from April to November 2022 with the aim of improving breast positioning in mammography by ensuring that the skills of technologists are well developed and continuously maintained. Minimum requirements for participants includedRead More →

NORTHAMPTON — A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Monday announced the effective termination of the federal commission that had proposed the closure of veterans’ facilities, including the VA Medical Center in Northampton. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, and 11 other senators have announcedRead More →

California nurses on strike [Credit: Twitter/@calnurses] Long Beach Medical Center (LBMC) nurses must reject the California Nurses Association’s proposed tentative agreement by the widest possible margin. CNA called off a picket line scheduled for Wednesday and is rushing for a vote on the deal by the end of the week,Read More →

Christy Ward of Newport Beach, President of MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center Foundation, Chair of the Saddleback Medical Center Foundation Board of Directors, Cathy Han, MD of Newport Coast, Jackie Hower, Breast Care Navigator, Julie Grateful Breast Cancer Patient Switzer and Saddleback Medical Center CEO Marcia Manker A distinct buzz ofRead More →

Nurses, tell us about the conditions in your hospital or workplace. Share your story using the form at the bottom of this article. In the week following the May 27 walkout of about 40 nurses at the Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC) in downtown Orlando, Florida, nurses are sharing theirRead More →

Wilcox Medical Center in Līhuʻe recently celebrated the completion of its newly renovated emergency department. The entrance to the newly renovated emergency department at Wilcox Medical Center in Līhuʻe. (Courtesy photos) State and county leaders recently joined medical center staff and community members in a blessing of the new emergencyRead More →

Recently, Val Verde Regional Medical Center reported a data breach after an unauthorized party following an incident in which an unauthorized party gained access to the company’s computer network and possibly upload files containing sensitive patient data. According to the VVRMC, the breach resulted in the compromise of names, addresses,Read More →

MARTINSBURG — National Hospital Week ran May 8-14, and WVU Medicine Berkeley Medical Center and Jefferson Medical Center celebrated with a week of special employee-only events. Celebrated every May, National Hospital Week is a time to shine a light on hospitals, healthcare systems and healthcare workers. This year’s theme, “WeRead More →

BEAUMONT — Two Southeast Texas health care leaders were honored and many others recognized this week at the annual Southeast Texas Medical Center Emergency Medical Services Stewards Awards Banquet. Josh Snow, the hospital’s president and CEO, said the annual event is something Steward Health Care does to bring all firstRead More →

The Ohio Nurses Association, the union representing nurses, announced the agreement was reached on Friday afternoon. COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio State University Nurses Organization has reached a tentative agreement with Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center on a new contract. The Ohio Nurses Association, the union representing nurses, announcedRead More →