A web of shadow trauma centers covers Chicago

A web of shadow trauma centers covers Chicago

By Kristen Schorsch, Crain's Chicago Business  |  January 18, 2017

Community hospitals throughout Cook County are acting as de facto trauma centers for gunshot victims who show up in their emergency rooms, despite not having specialized teams to treat them.

University Hospitals, MetroHealth feel effects of trauma center

By Lydia Coutre, Crain's Cleveland Business  |  December 12, 2016

MetroHealth saw a 27% drop in trauma activations, which translated to a $35 million loss in revenue, much higher than the $20 million it predicted. But the system has grown in other ways.

Healthcare job growth accelerates in October

By Shelby Livingston  |  November 04, 2016

Job growth in the healthcare industry accelerated slightly in October, according to new figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Federal judge blocks Arkansas Planned Parenthood defunding

By Associated Press  |  September 30, 2016

A federal judge on Thursday temporarily prohibited Arkansas from blocking Medicaid payments to Planned Parenthood, expanding her order requiring the state to continue paying for services for three patients who had sued over the move.


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