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CMS puts Tenet hospital on notice after patient dies

By Virgil Dickson  |  May 22, 2018

A Tenet Healthcare Corp. hospital is under CMS scrutiny after a patient died and others are at risk for harm because staffers didn't follow proper restraint procedures.

USC sued over clinic gynecologist accused of misconduct

By Associated Press  |  May 22, 2018

Four former University of Southern California students sued the school and a former campus gynecologist who they accuse of molesting patients over decades as a "serial sexual predator," according to a court filing Monday.

Worsening drug shortages leave providers scrambling for alternatives

Worsening drug shortages leave providers scrambling for alternatives

By Alex Kacik  |  May 21, 2018

Ninety-one percent of nearly 250 emergency physicians surveyed in a new ACEP poll said they had experienced a shortage or absence of critical medicine in their emergency department in the past month. That increases costs and compromises care.

Kaiser invests $200 million to fight homelessness

Kaiser invests $200 million to fight homelessness

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  May 21, 2018

Health system giant Kaiser Permanente is committing $200 million to fight housing insecurity as it begins seeking investment opportunities as a way to improve community health.

What do U.S. immigration policies mean for the healthcare workforce?

What do U.S. immigration policies mean for the healthcare workforce?

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  May 19, 2018

There's been a drop in the number of foreign-born medical graduates applying for residencies in the U.S. at the same time as the country struggles with physician staffing shortages. Industry stakeholders worry the decline comes from recent efforts to stem immigration.

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