About 15,000 Minnesota nurses are planning their second strike, and this one would be longerDecember 6th 2022
Nurses are planning to walkout beginning Dec. 11, and most plan to be on strike for about three weeks. Hospitals, packed with patients with RSV and other illnesses, say the strike comes at a particularly difficult time.
Atrium Health, Advocate Aurora Health complete merger, and more hospital deals could followDecember 5th 2022
The systems say they have now formally merged to create Advocate Health, forming one of America’s largest hospital systems. Analysts have said it could pave the way for more consolidations.
MetroHealth CEO fired for paying himself $1.9M in bonuses, vows legal fightNovember 23rd 2022
Dr. Akram Boutros gave himself bonuses over four years without disclosing the payments, the MetroHealth board said. An attorney for Boutros says the firing is retaliatory after he planned to expose misconduct by the board.
Hospitals improved patient safety in past decade, but much work remains, Leapfrog Group saysNovember 16th 2022
The watchdog organization released its fall 2022 Hospital Safety Grades, and it’s the 10th year of the group’s report cards. Hospitals made great strides before the COVID-19 pandemic, but gains have been lost.