California hospital denies two more women tubal ligation | San Francisco Chronicle
Mercy Medical Center in Redding, Calif. has denied tubal ligations to two pregnant women, citing religious principles. The hospital was threatened with a lawsuit earlier this year after refusing to let a woman's doctor sterilize her after childbirth.
TriHealth CEO Prout to retire | Cincinnati.com
John Prout, the longest-serving healthcare top executive in Greater Cincinnati, announced his retirement Monday as president and chief executive of TriHealth. Mark Clement, who came aboard TriHealth in May, will succeed Prout in January.
Nearly a year after Partners HealthCare was forced to give up its bid to acquire South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, Massachusetts's largest health care system has yet to decide whether to forge ahead with a second stalled acquisition that could throw it into another intense debate over its size, market power, and impact on rising health care costs.
A group of doctors is pushing to bring house calls to the nation's 2 million oldest, frailest and costliest patients, saying it has the potential to save the government billions of dollars.
St. Louis hospital faces uncertain future | CBS St. Louis KMOX
No one knows what will happen to the distinctive old Desloge hospital and chapel properties, as SSM Health plans to build a new hospital complex for St. Louis University. Over the weekend, some history lovers and preservationists got to see the French architecture up close.