South Carolina hospital eliminating over 400 positions to cut costs | WSPA-TV
Greenville (S.C.) Health System announced Tuesday that it will eliminate over 400 positions as part of cost-cutting plans. GHS COO Greg Rusnak says more than half of the 410 positions being eliminated will be through not filling vacancies and possibly through voluntary exit incentive programs.
Hospital exec quits, compares $764M upgrade to Challenger disaster | New York Post
A senior NYC Health & Hospitals official was so worried a new $764 million medical records system for the municipal hospital system was launching too early that he resigned, comparing it to the disastrous space shuttle Challenger launch in 1986.
Bayer to open East Coast innovation center in Massachusetts | Boston Business Journal
Following in the footsteps of big pharma companies like Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson, global drugmaker Bayer AG today announced it's setting up an innovation center in Cambridge, Mass.
Copays, work referrals, other measures eyed for Louisiana Medicaid expansion | (Baton Rouge, La.) Advocate
After making Medicaid expansion central to his campaign in the fall, Gov. John Bel Edwards' plan for growing the healthcare program is beginning to take shape—even as some state lawmakers remain wary of embracing a key component of the federal Affordable Care Act.
Presbyterian to build new medical center in Santa Fe | Albuquerque (N.M.) Business Journal
Presbyterian Healthcare Services plans to build a new medical center in Santa Fe, N.M., which will provide residents there with inpatient beds, outpatient clinical services and emergency rooms.
Stolen Premier Healthcare laptop returned; no evidence of data breach | WTTV Indianapolis
Premier Healthcare, a Bloomington, Ind.-based physician-led multispecialty provider healthcare group, says a missing laptop that contained personal information of more than 200,000 people has been returned.
Patients leave the hospital with superbugs on their hands | National Public Radio
Almost 1 in 4 adults who left a Detroit hospital for a post-acute care facility had a superbug on their hands, defined as a virus, bacteria or another microbe that resists multiple kinds of medicine, according to a recent study. While in post-acute care, about 10 percent of patients picked up another superbug.