The not-for-profit hospitals of Robert Wood Johnson Health System and Barnabas Health completed a merger Thursday that creates New Jersey's largest hospital and medical network, capable of reaching 5 million people.
Iowa Medicaid privatization starts today | Iowa Public Radio
At midnight this morning, Iowa's Medicaid system transitioned into the hands of three for-profit corporations. Gov. Terry Branstad says the move will contain costs, but critics say privatization leaves many patients without services.
Mark Chanko's family sued NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and one of its doctors for allowing a TV crew to film his death without permission. A lower court had thrown the case out, but the New York Court of Appeals revived it.
Protesters demand McDonald's out of hospitals | Houston Chronicle
Calling it a breach of public health, about 20 demonstrators gathered Thursday in front of Harris Health System's administrative offices demanding the removal of a McDonald's restaurant from within Houston's Ben Taub Hospital.
Broward Health exec: CEO was threatened over ad contract | (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) Sun Sentinel
At a meeting last summer at a Waffle House in Fort Lauderdale, County Commissioner Chip LaMarca appeared to threaten the late Broward Health CEO Dr. Nabil El Sanadi, according to a hospital district executive who attended the meeting. LaMarca has denied doing so.