UH of Cleveland assumes control of Samaritan Regional | Crain's Cleveland Business
University Hospitals officially took control of Samaritan Regional Health System of Ashland, Ohio, as it continues to grow its enterprise. The 55-bed Samaritan Regional will be renamed University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center.
The Cleveland Clinic is preparing to become the first in the U.S. to perform uterus transplants for women who would like to give birth but were born without a uterus, have uterine damage or had a hysterectomy. The procedure has only been performed successfully nine times, all by the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
Tennessee health system receives $40 million donation | (Oklahoma City) NewsOK
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center received $40 million from an anonymous donor, the largest single donation the system has ever received. Officials say the gift will help fund a new transplant facility.
OSF Healthcare raises minimum wage to $10 an hour | (Peoria, Ill.) Journal Star
Illinois' fourth largest health care system will raise its minimum wage from $8.25 an hour to $10 by Nov. 22. The raise will benefit 3% of the system's workforce, most of them employees in the Peoria area.
Connecticut hospital's CEO leaves post, interim steps in | (Sharon, Conn.) Republican American
Peter Cordeau, chief nursing officer and chief operating officer at Sharon Hospital in Sharon, Conn., became the hospital's interim CEO today, replacing Kimberly Lumia.
Children's National Health System and Shanghai Children's Medical Center began a two-year partnership to establish a shared laboratory research space, which will be located in Shanghai. The laboratory will focus on oncology research and serve as a gathering space for physicians and researchers across institutions.