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Live stream | Ebola preparedness session | 10 a.m. EDT Oct. 21
October 20, 2014
Modern Healthcare made special arrangements to host a live stream of a session on Ebola preparedness Tuesday organized by the Greater New York Hospital Association, the Service Employees International Union and the Partnership for Quality Care. Join the session from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. EDT on...
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Magazine
War of words with union compounds THR's woes
By Adam Rubenfire | October 18, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
As concern about the adequacy of U.S. hospital training and protective measures to safely treat Ebola patients mounts, the Dallas hospital at the center of the storm and a national union that represents nurses engaged in an angry war of words late last week, a reflection of the fear that now grips...
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October 17, 2014
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Texas Health goes on PR offensive
By Adam Rubenfire | October 17, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas has launched a public relations offensive in response to accusations from the country's largest nurses' union that the hospital lacked proper protocols and equipment to sufficiently protect its staff in treating the first U.S. Ebola patient.
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Vital Signs
OSHA issues Ebola guidance but slow to implement rule
By Sabriya Rice | October 15, 2014
The federal body responsible for ensuring the safety of staff in U.S. workplaces has created a new Ebola Web page with information about protecting workers in industries at high risk of exposure, including healthcare. Advocacy groups, though, are calling on the agency to quickly move forward with...
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Pay rule enforcement delayed
By Virgil Dickson | October 11, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Defying pressure from business groups, the Obama administration is moving forward with a rule requiring that the nation's estimated 2 million home health workers be paid at least the federal minimum wage as well as overtime.
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News
Prime Healthcare wins bidding for struggling Catholic system
By Beth Kutscher | October 10, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Daughters of Charity Health System officially chose for-profit Prime Healthcare Services as the buyer for its six California hospitals.
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Home healthcare minimum wage enforcement delayed six months
By Virgil Dickson | October 07, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The Department of Labor is delaying plans to enforce a rule that called for minimum wage and overtime requirements for home healthcare workers.
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News
Healthcare hiring steady amid U.S. employment recovery
By Melanie Evans | October 03, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Healthcare added 22,600 jobs last month as the nation's unemployment rate fell to a low not seen since the early months of the Great Recession.
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